Empower Your Time “Off”

Sometimes when I have some time off, I just want to “veg out” do nothing and not really think about anything. That is not a bad thing, I imagine we all do that. I have come to the realization, however, that I don’t feel as refreshed as I had hoped for. For me, I feel […]

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Ask Two More – Listening Leadership

Ask Two More – Listening Leadership  by Emergent Leader Graduate Leah Abel Three simple words in Emergent Leader have transformed the way that I lead. “Ask two more.” I think I have solid instincts. I think I am empathetic enough to read people pretty well. I’ve been told I am insightful and give good feedback […]

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Building An Effective Team?

Sue Easton, Emergent Leader Trainer, has been an Organizational Development consultant since 1988 specializing in innovative workforce structures including virtual environments and self-directed work teams. Sue has served a client base including Fortune 500 Companies, non-profits, government, colleges and universities around the country. Sue is a professor at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL where […]

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Be Still

Did you ever attempt to keep a toddler still? When sitting with my three-year-old granddaughter in church, I have this delusion that somehow she could be still. Perhaps one definition of a toddler is “constant motion” yet there are some rare and wonderful moments. When holding her in my arms or reading a book together, […]

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Empowered by Confession

Empowerment Begins With – “The Problem Is Me!” Lent is a season of reflection and repentance so I invite you to remember the story of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector in the temple; “the tax collector stood at a distance, unwilling even to lift up his eyes to heaven. Instead, he beat his breast […]

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Church Covenant Process

CHURCH COVENANT I often encourage churches to have a covenant. This is especially true when we are in a planning process. At a recent consultation, I asked the 20+ participants, “How would you like to be with one another?” They brainstormed these words or phrases. (It turned out to be a-z) It is difficult for […]

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Emergent Leader Participants

EL One Rev. Daniel Bartley, Rev. Bill Beyer,  Ms. Eileen Bishop-List, Mr. Bob Boyd, Mr. Joshua Brink, Mr. Mark Brink, Rev. Suah S. Deddeh, Rev. Ed DeWitt, Dcs Robie Hillhouse, DCO Tina Jasion, Rev. Doug Kallesen, Rev. Brandon Martin, Rev. Michael Merker, Rev. Andrew T. Okai , Rev. Dean Pfeffer,  DCE  Ryan Radke, Rev. Charles Reich, Mr. Daniel Reichard, Mr. William Unverfehrt, Ms. Renee Varga, President Greg Walton, Rev. Dave Wesche, Rev. Jay Winters […]

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