Annually in my first 35 years in ministry I had spent hours preparing and delivering multiple staff performance reviews. I was shocked to learn that I may have been wasting my time. In a meta-study (a study of the studies) researchers discovered that only 30% of feedback and performance reviews actually helped (Kluger & DeNisi,1996). They discovered
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“Charles Stone is a gifted ministry leader who is making an impact in the local church and beyond. His ability to integrate teaching on theology, leadership, and the brain provides a powerful and unique perspective on Christian life and ministry.”
Leadership Development Director
FEB Central Ministries
It’s important to know that a guest speaker can communicate biblical truth while at the same time intersect that truth with real life. I’m passionate about both. Whether your need is for a Sunday service, staff meeting, men’s retreat, marriage retreat (with my wife, Sherryl), or a leadership event, I’d love to explore the possibilities.
Pastors and church leaders face unique personal and ministry challenges. As a coach I come alongside a leader to encourage, facilitate self-discovery, and foster emotional, spiritual, and professional growth. I hold an Associate Certified Coach credential with the International Coach Federation and focus my coaching on pastors.
Church leaders need fresh perspective to deal with an ever-changing ministry landscape. I leverage my almost 40 years of pastoral experience and learnings from my six books and the hundreds of articles featured on leading leadership sites to help churches, church boards, and leadership teams maximize ministry effectiveness.
Bill George, Harvard Business School Professor and best selling author thinks self awareness or the lack thereof is a key to why leaders succeed or not. When he did research for his book True North he interviewed 125 authentic leaders. These leaders revealed that self-awareness defined the essence of great leadership. You can read his article
To motivate staff and volunteer leaders in the church or in any organization begs the question: How can we do it better? I believe David Rock, author and speaker, offers fresh insight from neuroscience about how we can best motivate others. He developed a paradigm based on five domains that influence behavior that he coined