Succeeding in faith means you trust God more than the circumstances of your life. That’s usually a daily resolve.
I was in a meeting recently and someone defined a leader as one who provides answers and direction to a team.
I understood their concept. I disagreed with the application.
In fact, I have a different theory.
Good leaders sometimes allow a little chaos and confusion to prevail…
It can be […] Continue Reading…
It’s the biggest stumbling block to sustaining growth.
In my opinion.
It often happens during times of success.
You can have all the right systems, momentum and motivation — won’t matter.
You can have the best vision — still can happen.
You can surround yourself with the greatest team — just as likely to […] Continue Reading…
There was a saying when I was growing up an older generation used often — I don’t hear it as much anymore.
“Don’t forget where you came from.”
And, if you were one of my relatives — talking to me — you might have said it with emphasis.
“Don’t forget where you […] Continue Reading…
There is a fourth “C” to finding good team members.
I have discovered it the hard way.
You’ve possibly heard of the 3 C’s of finding the best team members. I think Bill Hybels is often credited with them. I agree with all three.
Bill Hybels is a genius leader. I agree […] Continue Reading…
There are four seasons of leadership. Misunderstanding this can lead to frustration.
Some plant – Some leaders sow seeds. They are used to start something new. As a church planter of two churches, we planted a lot of seeds. I love knowing those churches are still thriving, Kingdom-building churches. […] Continue Reading…
This is a Guest Post by Thom S. Rainer. Dr. Rainer is president of Lifeway Christian Resources. His blog is fast becoming a “go to” resource for church leaders. I respect him as a leader, pastor, father and fellow introverted friend.
Four Reasons the Great Commission Becomes the Great […] Continue Reading…
I previously posted this several years ago, before we were empty-nesters. I believe more in it today than I did then. Sadly, as someone who studies marriages, I see more and more marriages that are just going through the routines of marriage without really enjoying the journey. At the […] Continue Reading…