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Mental Models

 Leave a comment on our YouTube Channel Today we come to session 5 of a 6-session series on “Your Church as a Learning Organization.” At Luminex, we believe that for churches to flourish in today’s volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous times, church leaders must be intentional to guide their congregations to become Learning Organizations that embrace five core disciplines: …

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Team Learning

Leave a comment on our YouTube Channel Let’s talk about team learning! Why is Team Learning so important for learning organizations?  There is a logical connection between the five disciplines, and it all starts with team learning: Quality of communication and relationships (team learning) impacts Quality of thinking (mental models) impacts Quality of actions (planning) (systems thinking) impacts Quality of …

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The Tension of Personal Mastery

 Leave a comment on our YouTube Channel Welcome to Luminex Group! My name is Tom, I am the Transition Ministry/Church Vitality Catalyst and I want to introduce you to a discipleship concept called Personal Mastery, one of five disciplines of learning organizations. Personal Mastery is the ongoing pursuit of personal growth and learning toward achieving one’s fullest potential. To …

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The change pyramid and mental models

On today’s Whiteboard video, Scott Lokers shows how lasting and deep transformation does not occur through events, trends, or structures, but through changed mental models, which represent what we believe about how the world works and how we take action. But can we actually change our mental models? Watch the video to find out!

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What is System Thinking in the Church?

 Leave a comment on our YouTube Channel John talks about systems thinking. Seeing your church in an entire system. Seeing the forest for the trees. Understanding how everything is interconnected is the key to good leadership in the church Additional Resources: Breaking Church Addictions System Thinking for the Church Change Pyramid and Mental Models The Liminal Season The Power …

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Your Church as a Learning Organization

 Leave a comment on our YouTube channel! One of our goals at Luminex Group is to equip churches and leaders for maximum ministry impact. Churches are most effective when they are learning organizations. Being a learning organization means much more than having some teaching and preaching going on in your church. It’s a lot more than just participating in …

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The New Luminex Group

 Leave a comment on our YouTube Channel. We believe that it is really important that we are at our best when we are helping you become your best for the Kingdom of God. We do this by helping church leaders answer three essential questions: Who are we (What is our identity?) What are we called to do? (what’s our …

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How do we lead when we don’t know where we are going

On today’s Whiteboard video, Scott Lokers asks a pertinent question: How do we lead when we don’t know where we are going? Watch the video to join Scott in reflecting on how we might go about answering the question, and how discernment and spiritual disciplines are essential. (Original date: Dec 23, 2020)

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Vital Signs of Church Life: Love

For the next three posts we’ll be in a short little series called “Vital Signs.” And the simple but important idea of the series is that just as people have vital signs that are key indicators of health – pulse, temperature, blood pressure, and so on – so also do churches. These vital signs are indicators of whether a church …

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The church needs HERO leaders: God working

On today’s whiteboard video, Scott Lokers wraps up our series on H.E.R.O. leaders (hopeful, empowered, resilient, and optimistic) by talking about how knowing that everything God does is for our good allows for legitimate optimism. Reach out to us if your church is ready to dive further into these matters. That is why the LuminexGroup exists!