adaptive leadership

Changes Ahead

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The Rev. Jim Parsons looks to a leadership course to provide guidance on enacting changes necessary to the life of the church. Read more

Jim Parsons

Forbes Matonga

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The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry's leadership seeks to adapt to the changing needs of The United Methodist Church. Read more

Ordained Ministry


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The Hegemony of How

We don’t need answers from outside experts to solve The United Methodist Church's complexities, writes the Rev. Dan R. dick. Instead, we need deeper rapport and understanding, including the realization that we will have to deal with loss. Read more

Feb 7, 2013 4:41 PM Dan R. Dick

Jesus Teaching

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Adaptive Leadership Opens Doors to God

The Rev. Tim McClendon contends that the UMC's adaptive leadership strategy serves to guide the church appropriately toward making disciples of Jesus Christ. Read more

Feb 5, 2013 4:43 PM Tim McClendon 1 Comments

Open Table

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Adaptive Leadership is the theme of the once-every-four-years training event for annual conference leaders held in Nashville. Read more

In the Church

Go Back

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Reactive Leadership

Recovered from a bone spur in his spine, the Rev. Dan Dick attends Quadrennial Leadership Training to discover its theme of "Adaptive Leadership" fresh -- from 20 years ago. So he recommends a new reading list for the UMC. Read more

Jan 29, 2013 9:19 PM Dan R. Dick


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The Janus Conundrum

Trying to reconcile two opposite approaches contributes to The United Methodist Church's confusion over its future, writes the Rev. Dan R. Dick Read more

Nov 20, 2012 8:09 PM Dan R. Dick 1 Comments