Pastor Mike Quinn

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Mike Quinn

5 Things Goals Must Be In Order to Be Accomplished

October 1, 2013 · posted in Leadership

Many leaders don’t know how to make goals truly accomplishable in a certain period of time largely because they’ve just never been taught. It’s not that they don’t want to be successful. It’s just that they’ve never been taught how. With my church staff, we practice making our goals SMART. Here's what I mean...

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3 Things I’ve Learned from Duane Flewelling, Pastor of Newbreak Church Santee

September 16, 2013 · posted in Leadership, Newbreak

I’ve had the privilege of working alongside Pastor Duane Flewelling for over 15 years at this point. When Newbreak Church was a plant in Tierrasanta, my life group met at Pastor Duane and Erin’s home for a few years. Needless to say I know him pretty well! While there are many things I’ve learned about leadership from Duane, here are three.

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How Jesus-believing Leaders Move

September 12, 2013 · posted in Leadership

How do Jesus-believing leaders move into a new home and neighborhood? Strategically. In my video I offer a few things to consider.

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Book Review: When Helping Hurts [Guest Blog Post by Darrel Larson]

September 9, 2013 · posted in Leadership, Lessons

This is a guest post by Darrel Larson. He is Newbreak's Outreach Pastor and the Scripps Mesa Campus Pastor. He is also the founder of Give Clean Water, a non-profit seeking to provide clean water to every person on earth who needs it.

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Tools for Churches

August 29, 2013 · posted in Leadership, Newbreak

Do you need more tools for ministry at your church?

Over the years Newbreak Church has increasingly become a resource to other leaders accross the US and around the world. It’s humbling and exciting to see leaders grow and develop in part by “picking our brains” and using the various tools we have developed. I often reflect on the importance of this from a church planters perspective because they have difficulty accessing more sophisticated models, tools, and mentors often because of finances and even the limitations of their networks.

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What Are the Opposites of Our Broken Sinful Desires?

August 21, 2013 · posted in Lessons

What are the opposites of my broken sinful tendencies? I was reading Proverbs 11 and verse 27 struck me with a new urgency. "Whoever seeks good finds favor, but evil comes to one who searches for it." As I pondered I reflected on the famous "7 Deadly Sins" that flow from elsewhere. If you aren't familiar with them, they are as follows:  Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Sloth, Wrath, Envy, and Pride.

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Newbreak Church Event on CBS 8 NEWS

July 31, 2013 · posted in Newbreak

Did you see Newbreak Church featured on CBS 8 News last week? Check out this clip.

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3 Things I’ve Learned from Mike Meeks, Pastor of Eastlake Church

July 11, 2013 · posted in Leadership

I have the incredible privilege of meeting with leaders who shake the planet for Jesus on a continual basis. One of those leaders is Mike Meeks who pastors a multi-site church in San Diego named Eastlake Church. While I’ve learned many things from Mike, I’d like to share just three things which impacted my life and will perhaps be of benefit to yours.

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Grade Your Leadership According To These Habits

July 3, 2013 · posted in Leadership

In chapter five of Ken Blanchard's book titled, Lead Like Jesus, Blanchard discusses the power of 5 key habits leaders should be practicing (see below): 

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5 of My Influences Right Now

June 27, 2013 · posted in Leadership

Recently someone asked me how I stay fresh and changing over all these years of being an active leader. One of the most consistent and quick ways I stay fresh is by reading blogs. Below are a few of the most influential in my life right now:

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