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008 | How to Disagree with People You Lead
In this episode Program Director Kenneth Ortiz dialogue with the Executive Vice President & Provost of Bethany Global University David Hasz about how to properly disagree with people you are leading and managing, and how to work through conflict with people that report to you. Resources: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team (by Patrick Lencioni)
07 | How to Discipline Someone in Love
In this episode Program Director Kenneth Ortiz interviews the Bethany Global University Dean of Men Derek Brokke about how to have some of the tough conversations and give gentle pastoral discipline to those people you are mentoring. Resources Church Discipline (by Jonathan Leeman) Church Discipline: Principles and Reasons [article by Justin Taylor] Is Church Discipline Really Necessary?
06 | How to Properly Disagree with Your Leader
In this episode Program Director Kenneth Ortiz interviews the Executive Vice President of Bethany International David Hasz about how to properly disagree with your leader, how to manage conflict with your boss, and how to properly leave an organization if you have significant philosophical disagreements.
05 | Getting “Lucky” on Purpose
Being successful in leadership and in ministry often feels like you need to be at the right place at the right time. Some might even say that you need to be “lucky” in order to “catch” opportunities. But how can we put ourselves in a position to get “lucky” more often? In this episode, Program Director Kenneth Ortiz recounts the narrative of Zack Hample, the man who holds the Guinness World Record for most baseballs caught at baseball stadiums and games. It appears that Zack gets “lucky”...
04 | The Top 3 Leadership Books
In this episode Kenneth Ortiz interviews the Executive Vice President of Bethany International David Hasz about the best leaderships books that he has ever read and the greatest leadership lessons that he learned from those books. The top three best leadership books are: 1) Leadership Lessons from West Point (by Major Doug Crandall) 2) Leading at a Higher Level (by Ken Blanchard) 3) The Servant (by James C. Hunter) Honorable Mentions: Nineteen Stars (by Edgar Puryear) Multiple titles by Ed...
03 | How To Be a More Organized Leader
Kenneth Freire and Kenneth Ortiz discuss the importance of being organized in pastoral leadership to ensure the maximum amount of effectiveness and efficiency. One component of this conversation is concepts behind hiring and delegation, both as means of being more organized.
02 | Effective Volunteer & Bi-vocational Ministry
Matt Adair sits down with Kenneth Ortiz to talk about the pitfalls and unique dynamics around being a volunteer, lay, or bi-vocational minister. Matt serves as the Director of Facilities and Services at Bethany International as well as being on the preaching team and in leadership at his local church. He shares several key insights that could be very helpful to some ministers serving their church on a volunteer or bi-vocational basis.
01 | Teaching Your People To Hear God
Kenneth Freire and Kenneth Ortiz discuss the importance of hearing the voice of God and the value of coaching others to do the same. Recommended Books: Practicing the Power (by Sam Storms) The Practice of the Presence of God and The Spiritual Maxims (by Brother Lawrence) Resources: How to Hear the Voice of God [BGU Enrichment Course]