The next time you’re about to make decisions as a leader, think about Jehoshaphat: Unite people, pray first, and use wisdom.
It is not enough for the leader to have a grand vision; his followers must “buy into” his dream – and good communication is vital for that to happen.
We limit our thinking when we assume that staff are simply motivated by external rewards. Research reveals a different reality.
Let’s rethink our definition of “excellence.” Excellent worship is worship that’s accessible to EVERYONE. An excellent worship leader makes sure everyone, not just musicians, has a part to play.
Instead of highlighting The Fastest Growing Churches, I recommend we highlight The Slowest Churches, i.e. those that help us most to slow down and pay attention to God, ourselves, and others.
By checking in on the emotional health of her staff and creating spaces for celebration and hope in the midst of the heaviness, Ann stewards her relationships with her staff and their relationships with the patients they care for.
As we go into this week as well as a new year, let’s check our prayers to make sure we don’t care more about our prayers being answered than we do about being in Jesus’ presence.
God’s plan is for a united people to fulfill His purpose, not just for individual, gifted leaders to do great things.
We husbands like the idea of our wives coming to us on their hands and knees. We are quick to memorize Ephesians 5:22, “Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as to the Lord.” And yes, the Bible does teach the leadership of the husband. But it is not a leadership patterned after Genghis Khan. Rather, it is a leadership patterned [...]
Your mental health can determine your leadership effectiveness.
Workplaces that support employee mental health are progressive. But what about the mental health of the leaders?
Sometimes we have to look at things on a deeper, heart level and understand why people and situations are the way they are. Even why we are the way we are, and what we might need to change.
The common leadership counsel to focus on your strengths is wise, with one important caveat. Your weaknesses must be addressed and brought to an acceptable norm or they will overshadow your strengths.
How do you deal with disappointment? We need to grieve disappointment in a healthy way.
I encounter many leaders who claim to want delegation to be a part of their leadership. They know the value, but they are often frustrated with the results they receive on delegated projects. Here are five reasons delegation fails.
As healthy leaders, as we believe and live by faith and not sight, we progressively become who we already are … in Christ.