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Posts Tagged ‘#1000YoungLeaders’

Identity! Capturing Freedom to Lead and Live

By: Jock Ficken

Every person I know risks fastening their identity to the wrong thing. That’s alarming given the fact that Identity might be the most fundamental of leadership building blocks. The Flourishing in Ministry study funded by the Lilly Foundation interviewed thousands of pastors. Their results showed that placing your identity on the wrong thing is one … Continue reading

Get In The Game

By: Jock Ficken

Get yourself in the mission game if you’re not there already! Don’t wait for all those folks to one day wake up and decide they should ask you about Jesus. (You’ll wait a long time.) PLI Entry Paths It was incredibly difficult when I started down this path. I didn’t know how to have a … Continue reading

Celebrate with Us!

By: Jock Ficken

Celebrate with us! We have been blessed with an overwhelming response for the first cohort of 1,000 Young Leaders. So much so, in fact, that the first cohort is overflowing! We expect the Spring 2019 Cohort to fill quickly. With only 35 spots available and over a dozen people already on the waiting list, it … Continue reading

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Impact Through Authenticity

By: Kyrie Klopke

We all desire authenticity, yet it’s hard to find in our culture today AND — dare I say? — even harder to find among Christians or in the church. It’s difficult to share Jesus with your friends or co-workers without coming across as judgmental, hypocritical, or religiously irrelevant. So how do you live an authentic … Continue reading

The Conspiracy of Silence… The Leader’s Biggest Mistake

By: Jock Ficken

Leaders across the church…not all leaders but plenty of leaders, women and men, denominational officials, pastors, God-fearing leaders…they don’t speak up and define: Here’s our reality. Here’s what this means. Here’s the big challenge in front of us. Maybe because they… “When you put a name on your reality you now have the capacity to … Continue reading

5 Ways to Make “THIS is THAT” Work

By: Jock Ficken

Reaching the emerging generation that’s left the church is an adaptive challenge. A 74.3 million adaptive challenge! Most congregations don’t “do” adaptive challenge well. They swat them away and then find a scapegoat leader to blame. (Check out Leadership Essentials where we train adaptive leaders.) It’s no secret that PLI is trying to help you and … Continue reading

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Lean back. Have a Smile. Watch Kristin and Zach.

By: Jock Ficken

A little lighter fare this week. You read last week in Leadership Between the Rock and The Hard Place Virginia’s question: “Is there a group in Sioux City like that for me?” (Where I can discover with others that God loves me.) If you missed it… click back and read it. So, today… Lean back. … Continue reading

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The 2 Most Important Things You Can Say to an Emerging Adult

By: Jock Ficken

1000 Young Leaders launches this fall intent on deploying everyday, ordinary indigenous missionaries within their own generation. Learning how to understand and build trust so there’s traction for the truth of the Gospel to be shared. So, what if you pick out a couple of promising young adults. (Add yourself to the list if you … Continue reading

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3 Simple Requests that Could Change the Trajectory of Your Ministry

By: Jock Ficken

3 simple requests that could change the trajectory of your ministry: Watch the above video and forward it For the Calling of a Generation. Pray for God to raise up young missionary disciples to go where you can’t go and do what you can’t do. Give thanks for the women and men who are faithful … Continue reading

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There’s Still Good News in Your Congregation!

By: Jock Ficken

There’s still good news in your congregation! Of course there is… right?  The Bible is being taught. The Gospel is being proclaimed. The Sacraments are being administered. Plus, you and other folks like you are living out that good news as a response to the sacrifice Jesus made on the cross. There’s still good news … Continue reading

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