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Articles in this category focus on the integral part that calling plays in a leader’s life and how to achieve our true calling in Jesus Christ.

Leadership from the Inside Out

Imagine the following scene. You take your car into a repair shop because it is not running well. After a thorough check your mechanic tells you that your engine is damaged and will need a complete overhaul, which will be expensive and take a great deal of time. You respond by suggesting that perhaps if […]

Scott RodinScott Rodin

God’s Job Description

If there’s anything that Jeff Pessina has learned in 37 years of ministry in the Philippines, it’s that he doesn’t write the job descriptions in his life. “The most significant surrendering in my life was when things weren’t going the way I wanted them to or the way I expected. The Lord has never shown up as clearly and as audibly as at [...]

Kelsey McFaulKelsey McFaul

Motion vs. Monument

Jesus could have completed His mission alone, but He chose to live and serve in the context of community. Jesus did a lot of good “things” (healed the sick, loved the forsaken, etc.), but there was much more to His earthly work than just a series of good works. Jesus took an approach that set in motion what was to become the Church.

Mark SzymanskiMark Szymanski

Struggling and Losing the Plot

I’ve been working with some leaders recently who are persevering through perennial and seemingly unrelenting loss. Their hearts are asking, “Is the struggle God’s calling for my life? Is my job just to persevere?” It’s so tough. Yet I don’t think that the struggle is the sum total of God’s calling for any life. Yes, […]

Dorothy StewartDorothy Stewart

Managing a Vision

We believe that a crisp articulate vision can be realized. A vision spoken with passion will stir many hearts. A good orator such as Martin Luther King, Jr. was successful in envisioning the society. Vision casting can be a combined effort; Mahatma Gandhi was the visionary and Prime Minister Nehru was the orator. Visions of […]

Gary KamaalGary Kamaal

Clarify Your Rally Cry

A new ministry chapter is just a page-turn away for you and your team. You’re gearing up for fall. Plans are in motion. You’ve set schedules, filled in rosters, and stocked bins. You’ve got a plan to tie up every loose end. You’re a leader on a mission. Why? Because deep down you’re certain of […]

Dan LovagliaDan Lovaglia