As a Leader of Leaders…

I often get asked, what’s the difference is between leading leaders and leading followers. Great question. It really is a paradigm of leading. It’s really in how you lead.
As a leader of leaders…
I say, “I don’t know, I’ll have to find out” a lot…

I often “didn’t know about [...] Continue Reading…

4 Ways a Leader Becomes Controlling

One of the most dangerous forms of leadership, and one of the most frustrating, in my opinion, is the controlling leader. I have worked closely with a controlling leader, so I guess I may me sensitive to the issue. I’ve written about this issue previously, including:

7 Suggestions for Confronting [...] Continue Reading…

Time Saving Advice when Discerning a Change…

Here’s a time saving tip…

When you are considering a change.

First decide if you’re going to make the change.

Before you spend any time deciding how you will implement the change.

I’ve been in brainstorming meetings to decide whether or not we would make a change. The conversation quickly starts [...] Continue Reading…

Jesus: “I Thirst” … Reconsidered

After this, Jesus, knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, said, “I thirst!” John 19:28 NKJV

Years ago, I became so dehydrated on a mission trip that I had to be hospitalized. I understand the phrase, “I thirst.”

Obviously, Jesus suffered far more [...] Continue Reading…

8 Ways to be “Odd Man Out” on a Team

Have you ever heard the phrase “odd man out”? It means you didn’t fit. You don’t measure up for some reason. You were excluded. It hurts.

I’ve been that person numerous times. I get it because I’m pastor sometimes. People assume I can’t also be fun. So they don’t invite [...] Continue Reading…