There are three lessons Cam learned while redoing his flower garden. These lessons on how to make a change just might be transferable to your life and leadership.
As hard as loss can be, it's important to not let our losses define us or keep us stuck in a sea of sadness. This is Cam's story of how this past year, after the death of his wife Vicky, he learned to keep loss from becoming the end of his story.
When we experience loss, it's important to find healthy ways to process what we're feeling and dealing with. The grief cleanse is one tool Cam has used and found very powerful as a way to find deeper healing and relief.
A process that validates your grief and helps you release the pain of your loss.
Matthew 5:4 TM You’re blessed when you feel you’ve lost what is most dear to you. Only then can you be embraced by the One most dear to you.
Psalm 34:18 The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed.
Step 1: Get quiet and comfortable (breathe in and out a few...
In this video, Cam interviews four experienced transitional pastors and asks them, "What's the one piece of advice you would give to someone starting out as a transitional pastor." What advice would you give?
Whether you are called to facilitate a group online or in-person, these 10 skills are essential to have in order to make the conversations easier. The source for these ideas is Jennifer Britton's book, Effective Virtual Conversations. A wealth of information and practical help.
There are five practices that form the leadership foundation as you work with churches in transition, either as a transitional pastor, interim pastor, or denominational leader. These practices are life long skills we want to keep growing in as we stay true to the calling of leadership.
From time to time it's worthwhile to take a look at your own strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats and harvest the learning. It's a personalized version of the SWOT analysis that helps to sharpen your saw and increase your effectiveness.
It's the quality of resiliency that prepares us for adversity and the unexpected events and happenings of life. Cam talks about two important tools in his resiliency tool box for you to consider.