Posts in Assessing
How to Focus on the Mission Instead of Fiddling with the Machinery

So often in ministry it’s easy to start tweaking little things here and there when something isn’t working quite right. Adjust some levels on the sound system, fix the lights, move the chairs around, change the music, get a new kids ministry curriculum, start a new program, discontinue a program. The list goes on and on. However, all of those changes only address the symptoms, not that actual issue. If you want something to change, focus on your mission.

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The Power of Empowering Leaders to Fit & Flourish: Ministry Affirmation Process (MAP) Testimonies

The Fit & Flourish model of assessment, the Ministry Affirmation Process (or MAP for short) has changed countless lives because it helps people understand their personalities better, see that God created them a certain way on purpose, and allows for a sense of freedom. God has used this process to spark something new or affirm things people have suspected about themselves for years but were afraid to explore.

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Leadership Assessment… Fit and Flourish Process vs. Pass/Fail Test

Assessment is a scary word sometimes because for many of us that sounds like being put in the hot seat where everyone judges you on skill or merit. It invokes feelings of being on trial. In today’s blog post we talk about all the different kinds of assessments and how they can make us feel. We also lay out for you what its like to experience a Fit & Flourish assessment.

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Look At…Clarify Your Why, How, Who

When you tell someone what you’re going to do often their response is “why”. Starting your thought process by exploring why you’re doing that thing, what your motivation is for it, will help you be more successful and more sustainable. It acts as a sort of compass and helps you answer the questions “how”, “what”, and “who”. Today’s blog encourages you to take a good look at why you’re doing what you do.

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Look In…Know Yourself from the Inside Out

Knowing who you are and how God sees you is crucial to personal and professional success. It helps you achieve health in your relationships, decisions, and lifestyles. Today’s blog, the next installment in our book launch series for the Group Study Edition of our book Fit & Flourish: Discover How God Created You to Make a Difference, invites you to take a good look inside yourself by considering four questions that will help you understand how God sees you and who He created you to be.

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Look Back…Remember Where You’ve Come From

We all have things in our past that we are grateful for…. and some things we’d rather forget. But all of our experiences, relationships, and seasons helped shape who we are now and who we will be as people and leaders. But those things don’t have to define us. Today’s blog post invites you to consider parts of your past to learn from and parts to just let go.

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Look Up: Fit & Flourish Book Launch Blog Series

We can’t tell you how excited we are about the launch of the new edition of our book, Fit & Flourish. This edition is set up for personal journaling or to use as a small group study. The next few weeks we will give you a glimpse behind the cover to introduce you to the book so foundational we named our organization after it. Enjoy Look Up.

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