Will The Real Leader Please Stand Up?

I believe and practice the concept of team leadership. I want people in our organization that will assume ownership of an individual task and follow through with the responsibility of seeing projects completed well. We have a shared leadership philosophy at Grace Community Church and I have posted about the need for a leader to “give their vision away” to people he or she trust to make it better. [...] Continue Reading…

Innovative Ministry Leader: Don’t Miss This Opportunity

At the same time, our church has continued to grow and the needs for our ministries are greater than ever. This season has forced us to find ways to do more with less. We need to continue to train our people, learn new ways of doing things and keep up with current trends, but we can no longer afford to attend all the conferences we once could. [...] Continue Reading…

What Causes Team Idleness?

Yesterday I began some thoughts about the term team idleness. To understand the term fully read that post HERE.

What causes team idleness? What causes a team to stagnate and fail to move forward towards reaching its goals and objectives? Here are a few of my thoughts: [...] Continue Reading…

Sonia Sotomayor Video-Courts Role in Legal System

Watch this short clip with President Obama’s potential Supreme Court nominee talking about the role of the court in establishing law. Obviously it is out of context and that should never be the deciding factor in making a decision about someone, but if she believes what she says then it is a major dividing line among what people think judges should do. Do judges set laws or interpret laws? [...] Continue Reading…

Team Idleness

I have been thinking a lot about teams lately, which led my thoughts to some of the negative parts of team leadership. I will share some of those thoughts here this week. My goal as a leader of a team is to make sure we avoid many of the traps teams experience without good leadership. One term that popped in my head that I will play off of is the term “team idleness”. [...] Continue Reading…