Benefits of Coaching to Achieve Your Intentional Dreams (by Dr. Scott Francis)

  Can I ask you two questions? First question: Have you got an intentional dream yet? There are two answers to that first question. Some people answer with “Um, not really…well…maybe…I’m not sure you would call it an intentional dream…what do you mean… (long pause)…” Or they answer, “You bet I do!” Second question: Have you got a coach […]

Have You Decided To Be More Successful Next Year (by Dan Miller)

Often, we have someone call our office about making a change in his or her life.  We send information and then hear nothing.  Two years later, that person calls and says, “Now I’m ready to really create a plan.” What I always wonder is, What did they do for those two years?  And usually, when we […]

7 Ways To Master Your Mindset

We tend to look outward for the ‘bad guys’ that are sabotaging our happiness, fulfillment and advancement in life. It is easier to cast the blame on others or on unfriendly circumstances. This may feel good at the time, but does little to move us towards God’s best for our lives. Our greatest enemy is our […]

Go As Far & As High As You Can Go In Your Vocation

Recently a friend voiced a question that a lot of people are asking: “No one actually pursues their dreams or their dream vocation these days, do they?!” Behind this question are many other questions that people are asking in our current job market: Is it really possible to do work you love that positively impacts […]

REFUEL By Overcoming Obstacles To Your Calling

Unfortunately, there are often barriers and obstacles that get in the way when we try to pursue God’s call with our heart, soul, mind and strength. There may be doubt, fear, bitterness, pride, distance, health issues, financial or resource issues, disobedience, rebellion, opposition from other people, our own insecurities or complacency that holds us back. […]

REFUEL By Clarifying Your Life Purpose

I just finished up a week of teaching young men about how to clarify their life mission/vision at one of the local Christian colleges in our region. It was wonderful to see the ‘aha’ moments when they found out that they did indeed have vision and that it really matters that they protect and pursue […]

REFUEL by Recovering From Disappointment

Ever get hit hard by disappointment? It can destroy you, or you can use it as a launching pad for a better and brighter future! In Psalm 142 we find David hiding in a cave as a fugitive, saying “With my voice I cry out to the Lord. With my voice I plead for mercy to the […]

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I want to personally thank you for being a ROBPARKMAN.COM subscriber! I am grateful to have the opportunity to add value to your life and leadership! Please check out my ‘thank you’ offer below: Who:  ROBPARKMAN.COM subscribers What:  Free eBook copy of “REFUEL: Strengthen Your Soul, Energize Your Mission” (note: only available for Apple devices) When:  Email […]

8 Characteristics of Successful Church Revitalizations

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April 8, 2015

I have the privilege of working with several churches that wish to see their churches revitalized. This article captures in a concise way the moves that are most likely to bring life back to struggling or plateauing congregations. I appreciate the simplicity of the points brought forward. It is sometimes difficult to pinpoint the steps that churches/organizations need to take, but these are a great starting point!

If you are interested in finding our more about my work in church revitalization consulting fire me a note at robparkman [at] live [dot] ca!