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I recently released a new book entitled Seamless Succession. It answers the need for clear thinking and proven Biblical principles that the Church can implement in a season of leadership transition, based on my own succession process at North Way Christian Community. Seamless Succession identifies and discusses seven principles that leaders can follow to dramatically improve the likelihood and longevity of a successful transition. It offers a detailed plan with proven concepts for effective transition planning and implementation, proving that the succession process can be a catalyst for overall growth, furthering the end goal ‘to make disciples of all nations’.

Passavant leadership Group goes far beyond what can be learned in any book to partner with pastors, churches and ministries to help them through the succession process as well as many other leadership and creative issues. With over 135 years of ministry leadership involvement, our staff has a wealth of experience to help churches of any size or denomination.

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Demonstrations of Life in the Body of Christ


Over the last several days I’ve had a series of experiences that have reminded me of the incredible importance of life in the Body of Christ.  When I encounter friends from my past and present ministry, one of the first things I want to establish with them is whether or not they are actively involved […]

The Wisdom of God’s Word


In several situations this past week, I’ve been asked to pray for circumstances and personal matters that required sensitivity and wisdom. In each of three different situations I certainly assured the friend that I was with that my prayers would be with them throughout the week, but I needed something more tangible.  That’s when I […]

Pay Attention to the ‘Nudge’


Most of us have a good idea what a ‘nudge’ is to our inner man, our spirit.  It may be doing something as routine as taking a walk when we feel a ‘nudge’ to look a little closer at a plant or a tree.  When we do we something of the intricacies of God’s created […]

The Call To Community


In his book entitled “The Call” by theologian and author Os Guinness he takes a step off of the primary focus of the book which is the discernment of one’s individual call to describing the call to community. About 1/3 of the way through his book he summarizes our current situation this way: “Community, of […]

In Times of Change


It seems that I’ve talked with quite a number of people this summer who are in the midst of a significant season of change in their lives.  Some are in between jobs, others are about to enter into a new opportunity, and not a few have experienced some sense of loss or uncertainty. It’s often […]

Warning Lights


Just a couple weeks ago, I was headed out for a relatively short ride when an unexpected “warning light” came on on my dashboard.  When I had a chance to look a little more carefully at what the light indicated I realized that I had neglected to check one of the important fluids in my […]

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