2 Critical Needs For Building a Healthy Team in Your Organization

With the process of inviting our staff to evaluate my leadership two things needing improvement in our organization were clearly evident. My current thought is that these two things apply to every organization that desires to function effectively as a team. [...] Continue Reading…

What Does Grace Mean To You?

The founders of Grace Community Church and I have received so much grace we even put it in our name. Yesterday I was reminded how much our staff is a product of God’s grace. We’ve all needed lots of it. (Everyone we decided except for maybe Ben. Of course, he probably just hides it well.) [...] Continue Reading…

Ten Commandments, Seventh Command

We, as a society, no longer place a value on life. I know I should have included this comment along with the thoughts on the sixth commandment not to murder, but it fits here as well. When you commit the sin of adultery, even adultery of the heart, you are de-valuing the other person and yourself. You are essentially saying, “I’m cheap, my life is worthless”, or, as the case may be, you are saying, “You’re cheap, and I’m going to take advantage of you.” [...] Continue Reading…

Follow Up: Inviting Evaluation From Your Team (Part 3)

If you are following this series you know that I invited our staff to evaluate my leadership. As I said in Part 1 of this follow-up series, we gathered for lunch after a regularly scheduled staff meeting. Essentially the luncheon was to accomplish three things. [...] Continue Reading…