Articles in this category focus on how a leader can refine and build their character in Christ and lead by example from a Holy life.
Jesus taught “Whoever is faithful in very little is also faithful in much, and whoever is unrighteous in very little is also unrighteous in much” (Luke 16:10). Those who are not faithful in the important aspects of leadership now likely won’t be later.Eric Geiger
I’ve never been a good worrier. I have met people my whole life who could out-worry me and were frustrated I wasn’t as worried as they were. I have often thought worrying just wasn’t my issue, something I was … above. A few months ago I was combing over the Sermon on the Mount with […]Alan Briggs
Dear Stephen, I have this person in my life – maybe it’s my spouse, maybe it’s one of my kids, maybe it’s a friend – it doesn’t really matter. They have this sinful habit that drives me absolutely bonkers. They complain a lot. Or maybe they criticize me a lot. Or maybe they argue a […]Stephen Altrogge
Leaders may be described as curving inward toward themselves and their own interests or curving outwards towards others. How do we achieve the convex shape of the leader who is “curved outward” toward those they lead and serve?Scott Rodin
This week I sat through a lecture covering evangelical Christianity’s lack of diversity. The professor made his way through his material and arrived at his illustration. He was discussing the life of Johnathan Edwards. To my surprise, Edwards believed slavery was not only permissible, but biblically supported. Edwards had a blind spot. I [...]Stephen Vaughn
The funeral last weekend was harrowing. An energetic young mother of two little girls, struck down by cancer. I have no idea how her husband was able to stand at the front and speak. Trying desperately to hold himself together, he recounted how his wife had a four-word motto she lived by – “Find joy […]Rick James
When a leader admits his or her weaknesses in front of an audience, I think to myself: “That’s great that you see that and can articulate it so well. But how will you follow that up? What kinds of steps will you take over the next few months and years in response to what you just shared with everyone? Are you sharing because you want [...]Adrian Pei