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Rey Sandoval: Church Plant Success Story

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Out of 7.6 billion people in the world, not one — no friends, no parents, no classmates — ever predicted that Rey Sandoval would start a church (except God, and He’s in a class of His own). BEFORE Rey had good parents. But about the time he hit middle school, he made some bad decisions. Bad became worse. Life became …

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The #1 reason churches resist change

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Resistance Is Inevitable Most pastors forget a critical principle of leading change: Church ministries don’t change; people do. We tend to think of our change initiatives in broad terms like, “We are redesigning the small group ministry.” However, many of your leaders think of it differently. They may be wondering, “Do I keep ministering to my group or not?” To …

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Delegation is critical when growing your church

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Delegation is not about “dumping” tasks on others or about choosing the good projects for yourself and delegating the mundane or difficult. Delegation is about systematically assessing your work, identifying areas that can be done by others, and delegating in a systematic and process oriented manner. Delegation is more than a time management tool, it is also a motivational tool. …