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Jan/Feb 2021 SPT Exercise

1) Watch Part 1 of the "Effective Parish Model" Challenges facing the church with Bill Marianes  - here (1 hr 40 minutes)

2) Watch Part 2 of the "Effective Parish Model" Engaged Disciples with Bill Marianes  - here (1 hr 46 minutes)


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November 2020 SPT Exercise

1) Listen to the podcast “How Can You and Your Church Be More Effective” with Bill Marianes and Jim Huling - here  (1 hour, 6 minutes)

2) Review the PowerPoint presentation “Key Elements of the 4 DX That Can Help Orthodox Christian Churches” - here (1-2 hours)

(Total time: 2-3 hours)

October 2020 SPT Exercise

Watch “The 4 Disciplines of Execution” at the Franklin Covey website:

○ Read the introduction and watch the Overview

○ Read the narrative and watch the video for each of the four disciplines:

Discipline 1: Focus on The Wildly Important

Discipline 2: Act on the Lead Measures

Discipline 3: Keep a Compelling Scoreboard

Discipline 4: Create a Cadence of Accountability

(Total time: 1 hour or less)