Are you searching for a way to improve your leadership skills, increase your knowledge, enlarge your toolbox, find support, or spend your continuing education funds?
In this area of the website, you can search for resources that will enhance your leadership capacity. There are choices for personal and professional growth and you can use the search feature to find a variety of options. To narrow the results, use the filters on the left.
Each resource has a web link to find out more information. If you need assistance, send an email to LEADwncc@wnccumc.org.
by Adam Hamilton Imagine announcing a new series of sermons and seeing worship attendance increase by 1,000 people on the first Sunday of the new series. Or consider a pastor developing sermon plans two to three years out. What kind Continue reading Unleashing the Word: Preaching with Relevance, Preaching, and Passion
Financial Peace University (FPU) is that plan! It teaches God’s ways of handling money. Through video teaching, class discussions and interactive small group activities, FPU presents biblical, practical steps to get from where you are to where you’ve dreamed you Continue reading Financial Peace University
Find the time to read, reflect, research, or just relax with Study Leave for Ministry Professionals. Over the span of five to seven days, participants can immerse themselves in learning and renewal through self-directed study, worship and prayer on the Continue reading Study Leave for Ministry Professionals through Duke Divinity School
Provides relevant and up-to-date stewardship information and resources. How do you lead stewardship in the local church? By nurturing generous living in our personal lives and in our life together as part of our congregation and Christ’s interconnected, connectional church. Continue reading General Board of Discipleship Stewardship Resources
Scriptural Foundation for an Appreciative Approach “Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things as just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be Continue reading Passion in Partnership
Resources include : Leading Ideas Newsletter, Fostering a Culture of Generosity; Funding Your Ministry in Changing Times; Congregational Giving Profile; Reaching Others through Worship; Connect with Your Neighbors; Congregational Attendance Profile; 50 Ways Series: Reach New Disciples; Lewis Pastoral Leadership Inventory Continue reading Lewis Center for Church Leadership
The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) offers an exclusive focus on leadership education and research and unparalleled expertise in solving the leadership challenges of individuals and organizations everywhere. We equip clients with the skills and insight to achieve more than Continue reading Center for Creative Leadership
A program of ministry education, leadership development, and spiritual growth with ongoing peer support for young clergy serving in their first appointment in a church of small membership. www.hintoncenter.org Phone Number (828) 389-8336
There is a competitive advantage out there, arguably more powerful than any other. Is it superior strategy? Faster innovation? Smarter employees? No, New York Times best-selling author, Patrick Lencioni, argues that the seminal difference between successful companies and mediocre ones Continue reading The Advantage by Patrick Lencioni
A state-of-the-art facility that offers retreatants a natural setting for prayer, reflection, and meditation. You are invited to spend a day, several days, or a week and enjoy the gift of slience in a prayerful environment. Spiritual direction can be Continue reading Saint Francis Springs Prayer Center