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Surviving the Heat of the Crucible of Leadership

In blacksmithing, through a slow, deliberate, repetitive—and sometimes dangerous—process of heating, holding, hammering, and quenching, steel becomes a tool that is both beautiful and useful. And leaders go through a similar process.

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Vulnerability, Resilience, and Partnership:
Formation for Confronting Injustice

Tempered resilience comes through a formational process that is vulnerable, relational, and often feels very costly for the leader.

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Future Church Summit: A Guided Planning Retreat for Becoming the Congregation of Tomorrow

The crises of 2020 have accelerated the need for churches to “future-fit” for our new world.

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Webinar: Resilience, Race, and Resistance

Webinar with our partner Missio Alliance, hosted by Tod Bolsinger.

Our country has awakened to the need for racial justice, but the work has just begun.

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Webinar: A View from the Mountaintop: Leadership in the Ultimate Liminal Space

Webinar with Jim Toole, hosted by Tod Bolsinger.

In this webinar, they discuss the leadership lessons that come from reaching the moment where you must prepare your people to go into the future without you.

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A Leadership New Year’s Resolution: A New Resilience Rule of Life

Reflecting,
Reorienting,
and Relating—
all for developing a critical leadership characteristic that is in short supply right now: Resilience.

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Conversing Podcast: Tod Bolsinger on Leadership Formation

We have an honest conversation about what it’s like to struggle with mental health at work.

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Online Course:
Tempered Resilience

An Online Course on Fuller Formation Do you find yourself facing leadership challenges that are hard to define or the solutions to them do…

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Webinar: From Surviving to Thriving

Webinar by Tod Bolsinger.

This webinar discusses the insights from Tod’s new book, Tempered Resilience: How Leaders are Formed in the Crucible of Change.

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Canoeing the Mountains: Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory

Canoeing the Mountains: Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory If you’re going to scale the mountains of ministry, you need to leave behind canoes and…

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Tempered Resilience: How Leaders are Formed in the Crucible of Change

Tempered Resilience: How Leaders are Formed in the Crucible of Change What type of leadership is needed in a moment that demands adaptive change?…

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Online Course:
Leadership In a Changing World

An Online Course on Fuller Formation The world is changing. How will it affect your leadership in the Church? This resource, which works as…

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Online Course:
Guiding Your Church Through the Pandemic

An Online Course on Fuller Formation What do you do when you can’t bring people together to worship, learn, and care for each other?…

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How Not to Waste a Crisis–Even When You are Exhausted

“If I could retire today, I would,” a pastor told his executive coach recently. But he can’t retire and he wonders how he is…

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Deep Change for a Disrupted Church: A Review of Scott Cormode’s “The Innovative Church”

This article is a Review of The Innovative Church by Scott Cormode. When most church members use the word “innovation” they are usually referring…

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