3 Seemingly Non-Productive Activities that are Always Productive

Here’s a secret about my life you may not know.

Some of the most productive activities in my life can seem non-productive.
When I consider the fullness of my calendar…as a busy pastor and leader, every moment counts. I live by a schedule and a mound of checklists.

But, I’ve learned there […] Continue Reading…

12 Random Tweetable Leadership Principles

Here are 12 random leadership axioms in less than 140 characters each.

Some have been previous tweets.

Some people will only support you after it’s proven to be a success. They are the same people who will say I told you so if it doesn’t work.
Sometimes the strongest thing to […] Continue Reading…

Hiding in Arrogance…A sobering word to captains of sinking ships

I’ve seen it many times.

The leader at the helm of a sinking ship.

It’s almost historically comical it it wasn’t such a serious issue. 

Everyone around the leader may know there is a problem, seemingly except the leader. And, yet, many times the leader knows…they know all too well…but arrogance…or […] Continue Reading…

How a blog post becomes reality…

People ask me frequently…How do you write so much? How do you blog almost everyday?

Well, I’ve addressed this before, but it takes discipline and intentionality, but it really is simple when you uncover the process. In fact, so simple you may be surprised…maybe even disappointed there isn’t a more […] Continue Reading…

I feel led to plant a church…What do I do now?

About once a week…or sometimes more frequently…I get an email or Tweet from someone who says they feel led to plant a church. They almost always have the same question.

What do I do now? What’s my first step?

After answering dozens of times, I decided to put my thoughts in […] Continue Reading…