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Q&A: How Can I Replace Myself Well?

Q: As I think about raising up new leaders, my question involves succession. How can I replace myself well? [from the 2020 Blog Survey] A: First, kudos to you for being willing to ask...

28 Days

If you’ve been paying careful attention to this blog and the related social feeds (and why wouldn’t you, because nothing else is going on in the world), 2020 has been a banner year for...

Danny Recommends: Advent Blocks

Every so often we dip our toes into a series called Danny Recommends:, posts that tip you off to the stuff that I…you know. These might be products for use in your ministry, resources that will...

2020 Webinars Coming Soon!

Since 2016 we’ve offered an annual slate of One-Day Workshops. Workshops are live interactive events that take a deep dive on one subject. But 2020 brought us social distancing, travel restrictions, merging hurricanes, and...

Create Clarity, Coach Flexibility

In a recent post we discussed Patrick Lencioni’s challenge that clarity is more important than accuracy. Since that post went live, I heard a complementary quote from Daniel Simmons, a member of our Executive...

Clarity > Accuracy

2020 has been a terrible year for those of us who get lost in the details. Why? Because we have had very few details. Or way too many details. (It’s definitely one of those...

3 Ways to Play Well with Others

Recently I talked about pandemic silos: those 2020-era phenomena that are completely natural, absolutely understandable, and potentially unavoidable. (They also must be destroyed.) As our staff team makes the rapid shift to “unpack our...

Top Ten Quotes: Humble Roots

Last year I was introduced to Hannah Anderson via All That’s Good: Recovering the Lost Art of Discernment. I immediately embraced her writing style: lyrical, flowing, something that transports you to a slower pace,...