Leading and Learning with David Spell
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 148
  • Last: 27 Dec 2017
This podcast discusses practical leadership, team building, theology, and how to create winning habits.

Episodes (148)

  • Traditional Publishing or Self-Publishing?
    Traditional Publishing or Self-Publishing?
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    Published: 7 Feb 2018 Duration: 15:42
    David discusses the differences between using a traditional publisher to publish your book or doing it yourself through self-publishing. As an added bonus he even discusses his experience using a hybrid publisher. Which method of publishing... Read more →
    David discusses the differences between using a traditional publisher to publish your book or doing it yourself through self-publishing. As an added bonus he even discusses his experience using a hybrid publisher. Which method of publishing... Read more →

  • Managing or Leading?
    Managing or Leading?
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    Published: 31 Jan 2018 Duration: 16:33
    There is a natural tension between management and leadership. They are both very important to any organization. In this episode, David discusses how managers can be more effective leaders while still functioning in their managerial role.
    There is a natural tension between management and leadership. They are both very important to any organization. In this episode, David discusses how managers can be more effective leaders while still functioning in their managerial role.

  • Book Review- Intentional Living
    Book Review- Intentional Living
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    Published: 24 Jan 2018 Duration: 12:53
    David reviews John Maxwell's book, Intentional Living. As Maxwell says, "Every person wants his or her life to matter." What does it take to move from sailing aimlessly through life to living a life of intentionality? How can we live a life... Read more →
    David reviews John Maxwell's book, Intentional Living. As Maxwell says, "Every person wants his or her life to matter." What does it take to move from sailing aimlessly through life to living a life of intentionality? How can we live a life... Read more →

  • Next Level Leadership
    Next Level Leadership
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    Published: 17 Jan 2018 Duration: 12:06
    The most effective leaders know what they should be doing and what they should not be doing. There are some key areas that can only be accomplished by the senior leaders. They cannot be delegated. David takes us through several of the these... Read more →
    The most effective leaders know what they should be doing and what they should not be doing. There are some key areas that can only be accomplished by the senior leaders. They cannot be delegated. David takes us through several of the these... Read more →

  • Four Questions About Writing
    Four Questions About Writing
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    Published: 10 Jan 2018 Duration: 22:05
    David answers listener questions about his writing process, tools, and publishing. If you have a question, make sure you go to DavidSpell.com and leave your question in the comments section for today's show.
    David answers listener questions about his writing process, tools, and publishing. If you have a question, make sure you go to DavidSpell.com and leave your question in the comments section for today's show.

  • Creating a Professional Church Security Team
    Creating a Professional Church Security Team
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    Published: 3 Jan 2018 Duration: 23:59
    David provides nine of the most important areas that a church security team needs to be trained in. We never take it for granted that our people know what to do. We want to train them so they can effectively protect their church from all th... Read more →
    David provides nine of the most important areas that a church security team needs to be trained in. We never take it for granted that our people know what to do. We want to train them so they can effectively protect their church from all th... Read more →

  • Who is Protecting Your Church?
    Who is Protecting Your Church?
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    Published: 27 Dec 2017 Duration: 16:01
    David continues his series on church security. In this episode, he outlines the type of people that every pastor should be looking for to be a part of their church's security plan. David provides the pastor and leader with a few requirement... Read more →
    David continues his series on church security. In this episode, he outlines the type of people that every pastor should be looking for to be a part of their church's security plan. David provides the pastor and leader with a few requirement... Read more →

  • Does Your Church Have a Security Plan?
    Does Your Church Have a Security Plan?
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    Published: 20 Dec 2017 Duration: 16:25
    As a pastor or leader what are you doing to make sure your people are safe? It seems like every few months we hear about another terrible tragedy taking place at a church. As a career police officer and as a pastor for many years, David giv... Read more →
    As a pastor or leader what are you doing to make sure your people are safe? It seems like every few months we hear about another terrible tragedy taking place at a church. As a career police officer and as a pastor for many years, David giv... Read more →

  • Writing it Down
    Writing it Down
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    Published: 13 Dec 2017 Duration: 18:16
    What does it take to bring your goals to reality? Just thinking about those goal is not enough. In this episode, David outlines why it is important not only to write them down but also to create action steps to bring them to reality.
    What does it take to bring your goals to reality? Just thinking about those goal is not enough. In this episode, David outlines why it is important not only to write them down but also to create action steps to bring them to reality.

  • Your Best Year Ever?
    Your Best Year Ever?
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    Published: 6 Dec 2017 Duration: 16:34
    What are you doing now to prepare you for the coming year? Are you intentional in setting goals and mapping out where you want to go in your life over the coming twelve months? David provides a simple, effective method to help you set some ... Read more →
    What are you doing now to prepare you for the coming year? Are you intentional in setting goals and mapping out where you want to go in your life over the coming twelve months? David provides a simple, effective method to help you set some ... Read more →

  • From Vision to Action- Part Two
    From Vision to Action- Part Two
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    Published: 29 Nov 2017 Duration: 20:13
    What does it take to translate our vision into action? To start with, we have to right the right organizational culture. We will never see our vision become reality if our culture is unhealthy. David talks about how to create the right kind... Read more →
    What does it take to translate our vision into action? To start with, we have to right the right organizational culture. We will never see our vision become reality if our culture is unhealthy. David talks about how to create the right kind... Read more →

  • From Vision to Action
    From Vision to Action
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    Published: 22 Nov 2017 Duration: 11:30
    Most organizations have plenty of vision. They know where they want to go. Their actual practices, however, are often not conducive to seeing that vision fulfilled. What does it take to create an environment in which vision can be realized?
    Most organizations have plenty of vision. They know where they want to go. Their actual practices, however, are often not conducive to seeing that vision fulfilled. What does it take to create an environment in which vision can be realized?

  • Why Would I Want You on My Team?
    Why Would I Want You on My Team?
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    Published: 15 Nov 2017 Duration: 10:36
    What are the criteria you use when picking team members for your organization? Too often, we allow a dazzling resume cloud our judgment. Talents, skill, and experience are important but not at the expense of character and other qualities. D... Read more →
    What are the criteria you use when picking team members for your organization? Too often, we allow a dazzling resume cloud our judgment. Talents, skill, and experience are important but not at the expense of character and other qualities. D... Read more →

  • Encore Episode- Letting the Holy Spirit Be Your Coach!
    Encore Episode- Letting the Holy Spirit Be Your Coach!
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    Published: 8 Nov 2017 Duration: 18:18
    This is our second most popular episode of all time. What is the Holy Spirit's ministry in our lives? What does he actually do? How does he help us in our day-to-day living. David gives a great analogy of the Holy Spirit as our personal tra... Read more →
    This is our second most popular episode of all time. What is the Holy Spirit's ministry in our lives? What does he actually do? How does he help us in our day-to-day living. David gives a great analogy of the Holy Spirit as our personal tra... Read more →

  • Encore Episode- What Does it Take to Lead a Small Group?
    Encore Episode- What Does it Take to Lead a Small Group?
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    Published: 1 Nov 2017 Duration: 24:24
    This is one of our most popular episodes and it is worth listening to again. Small groups are one of the most important ways that we can create a growing and healthy church. But to do that, we need great small group leaders. What does it re... Read more →
    This is one of our most popular episodes and it is worth listening to again. Small groups are one of the most important ways that we can create a growing and healthy church. But to do that, we need great small group leaders. What does it re... Read more →

  • Questions About Writing- Part Two
    Questions About Writing- Part Two
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    Published: 11 Oct 2017 Duration: 11:52
    David continues his discussion on writing, answering a number of listener questions. For most information and helpful links, make sure you check out DavidSpell.com!
    David continues his discussion on writing, answering a number of listener questions. For most information and helpful links, make sure you check out DavidSpell.com!

  • Questions About Writing
    Questions About Writing
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    Published: 4 Oct 2017 Duration: 12:26
    David talks about his new fiction series and answers questions from listeners. Make sure you check out the show notes and book links at DavidSpell.com
    David talks about his new fiction series and answers questions from listeners. Make sure you check out the show notes and book links at DavidSpell.com

  • What About the Shroud of Turin?
    What About the Shroud of Turin?
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    Published: 27 Sep 2017 Duration: 12:48
    For Christians through the centuries, the Shroud of Turin has been seen as the actual burial cloth of Jesus. For other people, the shroud is nothing more than an elaborate Medieval hoax. David discusses this important piece of physical evid... Read more →
    For Christians through the centuries, the Shroud of Turin has been seen as the actual burial cloth of Jesus. For other people, the shroud is nothing more than an elaborate Medieval hoax. David discusses this important piece of physical evid... Read more →

  • Book Review- The Blessed Life
    Book Review- The Blessed Life
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    Published: 20 Sep 2017 Duration: 15:37
    David discusses Robert Morris' powerful book, The Blessed Life. There are many Christian books out there that discuss finances, giving, and generosity. This is by far, one of the most balanced and Scripturally based books out there. If you ... Read more →
    David discusses Robert Morris' powerful book, The Blessed Life. There are many Christian books out there that discuss finances, giving, and generosity. This is by far, one of the most balanced and Scripturally based books out there. If you ... Read more →

  • What Should the Church be Doing?
    What Should the Church be Doing?
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    Published: 13 Sep 2017 Duration: 17:36
    Last week, we discussed whether or not the Church was still relevant. In this episode, David provides some thoughts for what every healthy church should be doing. He also explores what the atmosphere of a healthy local church should look li... Read more →
    Last week, we discussed whether or not the Church was still relevant. In this episode, David provides some thoughts for what every healthy church should be doing. He also explores what the atmosphere of a healthy local church should look li... Read more →

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