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Posts Tagged ‘Pursue Life Rhythms’

Refresh

By: Sarah Greiner

Summer provides a space to pursue a different life rhythm. Think about being intentional about rest this summer by creating some margin. This unhurried time with nothing on the schedule frees you up to start new rhythms of refreshment. Use the following lists to help you plan your times of rest. Make rest a priority … 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

How to Make Effective Change in Your Life & Ministry

By: Sarah Greiner

At PLI we’ve seen that it’s extremely difficult to make effective change in isolation. The gap between the change you want to see and the actual change you experience is often wide when no community surrounds you. To experience real life transforming change in your life and ministry you need a community that can provide … Continue reading

Maintaining #WorkFromRest in a Busy Fall

By: Sarah Greiner

Rest in summer often has time on its side. Week long vacations where you can slow down and get away are common. But how do you maintain a work from rest rhythm in the busy fall season when the calendar fills in and life gets nuts? We asked three PLI team members and here’s what … Continue reading

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#WorkFromRest Introverts and Extroverts

By: Sarah Greiner

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#WorkFromRest Pitfalls And How To Avoid Them

By: Sarah Greiner

Leading with What’s Left

By: Jock Ficken

Mistakes Leaders Make and How to Fix Them “I’m not sure how much I have left.” There have been a few pivotal moments/seasons in my leadership years where I’ve hauntingly wondered, occasionally voiced, “I’m not sure how much I have left.” I’d tell Gail. In my darkest “wonder what’s left” it was sometimes difficult even … Continue reading

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Summer’s Here! Refresh!

By: Sarah Greiner

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How’s Your Resiliency Quotient?

By: Jock Ficken

Leadership resilience in congregations today is frequently stretched and in short supply, for both men and women. Leadership demands have always been great. Maybe never more so than now when following the familiar mission maps of yesterday are hopelessly out of date. A simple question: How’s your resiliency quotient right now? Like a lot of … Continue reading

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3 Good Reasons Biblical Giving Should NOT be Taught in your Church Next Month

By: Jock Ficken

The Reasons We just finished last month or last Spring. “Everyone in our church is already giving as much as they can.” (Uh Huh) What’s going on in your church isn’t that important and doesn’t deserve funding. Churches with vibrant futures leveraging wider influence are figuring out how to: Share a compelling vision of what … Continue reading

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