Explore the impact of charging for mentoring and how it makes a difference for both the mentor and mentee. Learn how to be a professional mentor, the financial element and the mechanics of a mentoring partnership. Read my article to join the conversation and share your thoughts!
What is Success in Ministry?
Click through to explore how the story of Paul in the Bible can be applied to modern day ministry. Reflect on the questions and discover what success in ministry truly is.
A key factor in mentoring and professional supervision – Tranparency
Increase your leadership effectiveness by becoming more transparent in your mentoring relationships. Learn how to build trust and vulnerability with your mentor, and the benefits of being open and honest in a safe space.
Building Transparency in mentoring and professional supervision
In this article I explore ways to build trust and transparency in mentorship and professional supervision. I’m sharing the 4 key steps that help to do this, including listening, responding, patience and clarity of purpose. Read more to find out how to foster an environment of trust and safety.
Why should I engage a mentor and professional supervisor?
Explore the reasons why engaging a mentor or professional supervisor is important. It’s best practice, helps us to thrive, and fulfills God’s mission. Learn more about why it’s so beneficial to have these supports in my latest article.
Professional Supervision for Principals, Pastors and Leaders
As a mentor and professional supervisor, I have found that providing a safe space for leaders to discuss their thoughts and emotions can be incredibly beneficial. Recently, I was supervising a young pastor who was struggling with a difficult situation involving a team member. By reflecting on how Jesus responded to similar situations, we were able to find new ways of thinking and responding for my supervisee. It’s important to consider not only the supervisee in a presenting issue, but also to guide them in considering Jesus’ responses to all those involved. Remember that Jesus suffered and endured every test and temptation, so that he can help us every time we pass through the ordeals of life.
Finding the Right Mentor for You
Mentorship can be a valuable resource for personal and professional growth, but finding the right mentor can be a challenge. In this article, we explore some key considerations for finding a healthy and trustworthy mentor, including the importance of independence and complementary gifting. We also provide a checklist to help you assess the competency and health of potential mentors.
Formulate Contingency Courses of Action
As a leader, it’s important to assess and manage risks in the workplace. This includes not only physical threats, but also mental and emotional ones like burnout. To reduce risks, I seek guidance from experienced colleagues and build strong communication within my team. When risks do arise, I approach them with calm and confident leadership. In this article, I offer tips for identifying and addressing risks in the workplace, drawing from my own experiences as a leader.
Today I’m sharing some important and exciting news; we (myself and Adrienne) will be stepping down as Senior Ministers of C3 Church Robina in November this year. We have been preparing for this over the last 5 years in consultation with C3 Church leadership. In consultation and with affirmation of C3 and our board, we are delighted to name Josh …
A Free Download of Burnout and Beyond is Coming Your Way!
I am so excited to share a great opportunity with our readers! Beginning Monday, October 3, 2022, 12:00 AM PDT through Friday, October 7, 2022, 11:59 PM PDT, we will be offering a free download of my new book Burnout and Beyond! Burnout! Burnout is a very serious issue facing Christian leaders today. The world of ministry is fast-paced and …