building a sustainable life.

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Francine Hunt wrote this blog. She has just joined our team as a mentor and professional supervisor. She brings a wealth of experience in Christian leadership and is very passionate about her supervision roles. Her addition to our team is a blessing. Bring fresh insight My life has changed dramatically over the past year and half. After pastoring a church

Professional Supervision for Principals, Pastors and Leaders

November 17, 2022
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If you have been following the work of Verve Lead for even a day, you will know how much we value and promote healthy mentorship and professional supervision. Mentors help us work through personal and professional hardships, they allow us to confront traumas in a safe way, and they show us new perspectives of our lives that we cannot see

Finding the Right Mentor for You

November 3, 2022
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Keep Calm and Reduce Risks: When we were building the house that we live in, we wanted to be on-site, and part of the construction. The builder was a friend of ours and told me that we could come as long as we got “the white card.”  This is a certificate that identifies who you are on the site if

Formulate Contingency Courses of Action

October 20, 2022
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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

Hello all, 

October 6, 2022
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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

A Free Download of Burnout and Beyond is Coming Your Way!

September 30, 2022
The Wider Context We have reached the final perspective in our series. During the last six weeks, we’ve examined the relationships, the backgrounds, the internal and external responses of Professional Supervisors, their Supervisees and the Clients that the Supervisee oversees… and what we can learn from their dynamics as a leader, mentor, mentee or just a human being.  The final

The Seven Perspectives: Perspective Seven

September 29, 2022
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Focus on the Supervisor Welcome to week six in our series on what we can learn from the Seven Perspectives for Professional Supervisors. Last week, we delved into the relationships between the Professional Supervisor and their Supervisee. This time, we are narrowing the lens on the Professional Supervisor themselves; examining their professional process and what is going on inside of

The Seven Perspectives: Perspective Six

September 22, 2022
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Focus on Supervisory Relationship  The Fifth Perspective in our Seven part series on perspectives for Professional Supervisors focuses on the distinct relationship between the Professional Supervisor and their Supervisee/Mentor. This is the first instance that the series has turned the eye to look at the Professional Supervisor. Up until now, we have explored the dynamics between the Supervisee and their

The Seven Perspectives: Perspective Five

September 15, 2022
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Supervisee-Focused Perspective (Internal) The Fourth Perspective in our seven part series on Perspectives for Professional Supervisors might sound familiar. There are some similarities to Perspective Two, in that we are focusing on the Supervisee again. However, while Perspective Two looks at the Supervisee’s external way of working with clients; their individual strategies, interventions and perceptions, Perspective Four looks more at

The Seven Perspectives: Perspective Four

September 8, 2022