I need to let God change people and even organizations. He is the potter and we are the clay.
May students not be seen as projects, but instead be seen as extremely valuable people who need to be reached through the Gospel, discipled in the Gospel, and set free with the Gospel to reach other students for the glory of Jesus Christ!
What do you hope to be different five years from now; how will you plan it into being?
Many people aren’t looking for a rational explanation from their leaders, but for a relational connection.
Today, do you find yourself overwhelmed and not knowing what to do? That’s a perfect place to confess your insufficiency and cling to the Lord.
In the world that we live in and the culture that we breathe and consume, we easily equate two things that need to be kept separate – progress and movement.
To be a good leader, choose compassion over cruelty, clarity over chaos, and humility over self-consumption.
Understanding the number one reason why Christian leaders struggle and fail.
How accurately do you estimate your ability as a leader? Do you think too highly of yourself, not highly enough, or about right? The Scriptures teach that we are inherently prone to both self-deception and pride. It’s critical for leaders to guard their lives and not assume that failure only happens to “other, weaker” leaders.
We sometimes wish that everybody else in the church was "just like me," but the things that make us different are actually a blessing.
These ten questions have emerged from conversations with a myriad of leaders. I use them as I coach leaders and listen to friends. I utilize them to navigate my own life and leadership.
Here is what your missionaries will not tell you in their newsletters or at your church mission conference. Here is a little of the dark side of missions.
Many times, groups get “stuck” in the “desert of creativity” – going around in circles without any clear path toward fruitful collaboration. It is the job of the neutral facilitator to help their groups find common ground and move forward together. This is sometimes difficult, but other times it is simply a matter of helping people see things from a different perspective.
What happens in your organization when something goes wrong? If you are like most, the first question is often, "Whose fault is it?"
Somewhere in your town, in your church, in your class, is someone who can become a mighty instrument of the Lord. Someone just needs to reach them, to tell them of Jesus and to disciple them.
Like Jesus sat by the well, God is calling us to rest. Let us not be afraid of empty spaces but instead be thankful for those moments of rest.