Using the Grip-Birkman in Your Local Church

By Boyd Pelley, Founder of ChurchTeams.com I know there are a lot of people using the Grip-Birkman (GB) in their local church, but most of the discussion I hear relates to training coaches, mission leaders, pastors, and other higher level teams and individuals.  So, I thought I would toss out…

2015 Super Week – Who Will Carry Grip-Birkman into the Next Generation?

Have you considered who would benefit most from the Grip-Birkman assessment… or from the relationships you have through the Grip-Birkman community?  Have you reflected on the depth you experienced?  Who would you want to have the same experience?  We have been praying about this as a community. As we…

2015 Super Week … You are Family!

You are probably finalizing your fall travel right now.  I know I am.  And one week that is blocked out for me is November 16-20. There are plenty of excuses and reason why it will be hard to join us in Greenwood, Indiana at the beautiful OMS Headquarters, but…

New Birkman Level 1 Consultant Excel

As part of serving our Grip-Birkman community with a heart to help people understand themselves and others so they can effectively live in community so that we can together multiply disciples, we offer the Birkman Level 1 Consulting Training.  This is a required piece of becoming a Grip-Birkman Trainer….

It’s About Shared Purpose

A Meeting Report from our recent Resource Team Meetings in Indianapolis, IN by John Blake, Grip-Birkman Resource Team Coordinator The week was started by an outstanding Birkman Level 1 Training and a Grip-Birkman Trainer Recertification.  Following these two events, the Grip-Birkman Resource Team (GRT) met for two full days of…

Coaching People Through Their Grip-Birkman Profile

by Dr. Tim Roehl As you do the ministry of a Grip-Birkman Coach, here are some essential issues and skills to help you serve people more effectively. Above all things, saturate the process with prayer! The Holy Spirit is leading us through this process. Coaches listen simultaneously to the…

Coaching the Needs Circle

Steve Hoke CRM, Grip-Birkman Trainer & Curriculum Team Leader Grip-Birkman coaches are sometimes surprised to see where their own “Needs Circle” falls on the Birkman Life Style Grid. They also want to help other people understand the impact of their “Needs Circle” and equip them to learn how to…

Distinctives of the Grip-Birkman

by Dr. Tim Roehl A common question asked by people as they become acquainted with the Grip-Birkman resource is “How is the Grip Birkman different from other tools?” The following list of six distinctives of the Grip-Birkman will help answer that question. The priority of “fit and flourish” stewardship…

Grip-Birkman Perspective At The Ten-Year Mark

By Paul Ford It has been an incredible ten years since Dr. Roger Birkman gave us permission to meld Your Leadership Grip, our three-cornered Spiritual Gifts process, with The Birkman Method, a true Cadillac in the behavioral assessment world.  For the first time, pastors, church planters, missionaries, and Christians of all sorts…

Grip-Birkman Super Week takes place at OMS in Indy

By Larry Gay, GB Trainer Congratulations to the ten newly trained Level 1 Birkman consultants, soon to become the newest Grip-Birkman Trainers of coaches!   And to the eight now re-certified GB Trainers who followed, as these eighteen people overall represent ten – yes, TEN organizations and ministries – and the stewardship oversight for…