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Five Innovative Practices by Church Leadership Teams

By November 5, 2015 No Comments

Here are five innovative ideas for senior leadership teams, taken from five different churches featured in Teams that Thrive: Five Disciplines of Collaborative Church Leadership by Ryan Hartwig and Warren Bird with foreword by Dave Ferguson. In this fast-moving nine-minute video, the book’s co-authors describe five creative practices that other executive teams could readily adapt. Churches featured are Cornerstone West Los Angeles, CA; The Journey Church, Newark, DE; Liquid Church, Mountainside, NJ; Pure Heart Christian Fellowship, Glendale, AZ; Faith Promise Church, Knoxville, TN.

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Warren Bird, Ph.D. has been named a Leadership Network Senior Fellow in light of his exemplary service 2006-2018 as Director of Research and Intellectual Capital Development at Leadership Network. He serves as full-time VP of Research for ECFA.org (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability). An ordained minister with background as both a pastor and seminary professor, Warren is an award-winning author or co-author of 31 books for ministry leaders including Hero Maker with Dave Ferguson, How to Break Church Growth Barriers with Carl George, and Next: Pastoral Succession that Works with William Vanderbloemen. Other recent titles are Better Together: Making Church Mergers Work with Jim Tomberlin, and Wisdom from Lyle E. Schaller. Some of Warren’s recent online reports include "Leadership Network/Generis Multisite Church Scorecard," and "The Heartbeat of Rising Influence Churches." See also research reports at leadnet.org/megachurchleadnet.org/salary and leadnet.org/portable. He is widely recognized as one of the nation's leading researchers of megachurches, multisite churches, large church compensation and high-visibility pastoral succession. He also oversees the world's only active, sortable list of global megachurches. Follow him on Twitter @warrenbird.  Click here to subscribe to Leadership Network Advance to get updates from Leadership Network.

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