4 Suggestions for Developing Trust as a Leader

Trust is like gold in leadership. Without it a leader will fail to build a healthy following. Developing trust takes time. It is seldom granted with position alone. Most people have been injured in relationships that keeps them from trusting blindly. But, developing trust is critical for leaders to [...] Continue Reading…

How a Mentor Will Change Your Life

This is a guest post by Tyler Braun. Tyler is a writer and pastor from Oregon. He is the author of several books, including a book on mentoring and Why Holiness Matters (Moody), which is on sale for FREE this week only (ebook version). You can find Tyler on [...] Continue Reading…

Catch Phrases Heard On the Way to the Finish Line

I am a runner. I mostly run just for my personal health and pleasure, but I’ve run in quite a few races. I’ve even run a marathon and numerous half marathons. I’ve learned, however, that distance is relative. If a 5K is your milestone, that’s a long race. I [...] Continue Reading…

7 Issues that Distract a Leader from Success

I recently wrote 7 ideas which will help you attain more success. It seems a counter post is merited.
Here are 7 issues that will distract you from success as a leader:
Trying to plan every detail – Ecclesiastes says you won’t plant if you watch the wind. Risk is always [...] Continue Reading…

Something I’ve Learned about Pastors and Leaders

Here is something I’ve learned about pastors and leaders…first hand…
We often let the few negatives overshadow the many positives.
Things can be going great, but we can get one negative email…and the whole day is ruined.

We can miss the blessings God is providing by focusing on the distractions of a [...] Continue Reading…

Craveable: The Irresistible Jesus in Me

Artie Davis is a great friend. I honestly can say I love the guy. He’s the “real deal”. It’s hard to find a true friend as a pastor. Artie’s that kind of friend…to many pastors. Artie’s book, Craveable: The Irresistible Jesus in Me, releases this week. I’ve been a [...] Continue Reading…

Farmer Super Bowl Commercial: Reflections

I couldn’t get past the “Farmer” commercial during the Super Bowl. My grandfather on my mother’s side lived in Kansas. He died when I was young, but I’ve always lived somewhat in his shadow…he was a hero of mine. Everything I knew about him was captured in that commercial. [...] Continue Reading…

7 Ideas that May Help You Attain more Success

You want to achieve more, but for some reason you can never seem to reach your goals.

Is that your story? I hear it often. You’re in good company.
Here are 7 ideas that will help you attain more success:
Clear vision – Where are you leading your life? Many times you don’t [...] Continue Reading…