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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

 

 

4) Upside Down workshop is based on Upside Down: The Paradox of Servant Leadership, Stacy Reinhart, 1998.

 

12) Teaching and Preaching to Change Lives workshop reflects principles from Teaching to Change Lives, Howard Hendricks, 1987.

 

13) Sharpening Your Facilitating Skills is based on principles from Making Sense of Adult Learning, Dorothy Mackeracher, 2004; Telling ain't Training, Harold Stolovitch and Erica Keeps, 2011; and Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach, Jane Vella, 2002.

 

14) Facebook and Your Ministry workshop is based on The Church of Facebook, How the Hyperconnected Are Redefining Community, Jesse Rice, 2009.

 

15), 16-25) The Power of Encouragement and related workshops are generally based on Encouragement, Key to Caring, Larry Crabb, 1990.

 

26) Rebooting Your Spiritual Passion workshop is based on Restoring Your Spiritual Passion, Gordon MacDonald, 1986.

 

27) Half Time workshop is partly based on Half Time, Bob Buford, 2008.

 

29) The Dialogue Miracle workshop is based on The Miracle of Dialogue, Reuel L. Howe, 1963.

 

31-33) How to Love a Normal Sinner, Fool, and Evil Person workshops are largely based on Bold Love, Dan Allender and Tremper Longman, 1992.

 

36) Courageous Conversation workshop reflects principles from Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most, Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton and Sheila Heen, 1999 and Fierce Conversations, Susan Scott, 2002.

 

38) Caring For Aging Parents workshop is largely based on How to Care for Aging Parents, Virginia Morris, 2004.

 

41) Sharpening Your Personality Profile workshop is based on the model designed by Carlson Learning Company and Walk Thru the Bible Train the Trainer Seminar, 1994.

 

42) Sharpening Your Team Roles workshop is reflects to some degree Team Roles at Work, Meredith Belbin, 1981, and the course taken in Bournemouth, UK, Operating Partnerships, 2001.

 

44) Meeting Your Team’s Inter-Personal Needs workshop is based on the Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation-Behavior (FIRO-B) assessment as adapted by Walk Thru the Bible Train the Trainer Seminar, 1994.

 

45-51) Growing a Healthy Team Culture and related workshops are based on principles from The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable, Patrick Lencioni, 2002.

 

52) Virtual Teaming workshop is based on Virtual Teams: People Working Across Boundaries with Technology, Jessica Lipnack and Jeffrey Stamps, 2000.

 

62) Recovery From Mad Church Disease workshop reflects principles from Mad Church Disease: Overcoming the Burnout Epidemic, Anne Jackson and Craig Groeschel, 2009.

 

63) Recovery From Toxic Faith workshop is largely based on Toxic Faith, Stephen Arterburn and Jack Felton, 2001 as well as The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse, Recognizing and Escaping Spiritual Manipulation and False Spiritual Authority Within the Church, David Johnson and Jeff VanVonderen, 2005.

 

64) Creating a Bridge Out of Poverty workshop reflects principles from Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities, Ruby Payne, Philip DeVol and Terie Smith, 2001.

 

65) When Charity Damages Dignity workshop is based on principles from When Charity Destroys Dignity: Overcoming Unhealthy Dependency in the Christian Movement, Glenn Schwartz, 2007, and When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor and Yourself, Brian Fikkert and Steve Corbett, 2010.

 

66) Change Your Church for Good workshop is based on principles in Change Your Church for Good, Brad Powell, 2009.

 

73) Developing Your Church’s Core Values workshop reflects principles from Values-Driven Leadership: Discovering and Developing Your Core Values for Ministry, Aubrey Malphurs, 2004.

 

75) Developing Your Church’s Vision workshop reflects principles from Developing a Vision for Ministry in the 21st Century, Aubrey Malphurs, 1999.

 

76) Developing Your Church’s Hospitality reflects principles from Beyond the First Visit: The Complete Guide to Connecting Guests to Your Church, Gary McIntosh, 2006.

 

79) House Churches workshop reflects principles from The House Church Book, Wolfgang Simson, 2009, and The Global House Church Movement, Rad Zdero, 2004.

 

83, 84) Masterplanning Your Life and Masterplanning Your Church or Organization workshops are based on a model designed by Bobb Biehl, Master-Planning, 1997.

 

87) Avoiding Death by Meeting workshop reflects principles from Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable, Patrick Lencioni, 2004.

 

95) Become a Lifelong Learning Organization is based on principles of The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practise of the Learning Organization, Peter Senge, 2006, and Simple Church, Thom Rainer and Eric Geiger.

 

97) Assumptions That Affect Our Lives workshop reflects principles found in Assumptions That Affect Our Lives, Christian Overman, 2006 and Why You Think the Way You Think: The Story of Western Worldviews from Rome to Home, Glenn Sunshine, 2009.

 

98) Preparing for Intercultural Ministry workshop is based on principles from Serving with Eyes Wide Open, Doing Short-Term Missions with Cultural Intelligence, David Livermore, 2006 and Foreign to Familiar, Sarah Lanier, 2000.

 

99) Planting a Church in Five Stages workshop reflects principles in Passing the Baton, Tom Steffen, 1997.

 

101) Developing a One-Point Sermon workshop reflects principles in The Big Idea of Biblical Preaching: Connecting the Bible to People, Keith Willhite and Scott Gibson, 1998.

 

102) Facilitating in the Facilitator Era workshop is based on The Facilitator Era, Tom Steffen, 2011.

 

103) Cross-Cultural Partnerships workshop reflects principles from Well Connected: Releasing Power, Restoring Hope Through Kingdom Partnerships, Phill Butler, 2006 and Cross-Cultural Partnerships, Mary Lederleitner, 2010.

 

108) Friends and Yokefellows workshop reflects principles from Building Credible Multicultural Teams, Lianne Roembke, 2000.

 

110) Traditional Spiritism workshop is largely based on Culture, Traditional Spiritism and the Bible, Gary Quequish and Dan Woodard, 2002.

 

111) Reclaiming Broken Culture workshop is largely  based on Reclaiming the Culture, Alan Crippen, editor, 1996.