Many times as leaders, it feels like we are giving everything to try to help others without getting much in return. It seems so unfair!
An update on my garden, and on areas I need to grow in personally.
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” Matt 11:28. Ministry hinges on leaders, but effective leaders are few and precious and many effective leaders fall. But before they fall, they burn out.
Knowing God’s ways means being fully invested in God’s kingdom and fully surrendered to kingdom values.
I want Christ, but I too often want Him as a kind of quantifiable spiritual asset, as something I can always check to be sure of just as I can check my bank account balance or my cholesterol level. I want what God has promised, but I want power of attorney to execute those promises when I’ve determined I need them. That’s not what the [...]
Humility, help and heeding can cultivate dynamic leadership qualities. You may not be able to achieve perfection, but you can grasp excellence. To be a dynamic leader, nurture and develop dynamic prayer.
Jesus Christ was the First. The Most. The Best. The Last. The Everything. Regardless of what they tell you, the Christian faith is not about love. Jesus. It’s all about Jesus.
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.
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?
How do you deal with disappointment? We need to grieve disappointment in a healthy way.
As healthy leaders, as we believe and live by faith and not sight, we progressively become who we already are … in Christ.
Jesus models for us a letting go of control, earthly power, and reputation. He empties Himself at the cross, trusting in the goodness and love of the Father. God intends that we follow the same path. Yet, in situations both the large and small, we find this incredibly difficult. Why?
God’s love hadn’t looked over the years how I expected it to, and this failed unspoken expectation had opened a door for me to believe a lie about God’s very character.
A lot of people are very fearful of trying to bring discernment into management decisions. But our own intellect may not be enough in making decisions.
Leaders do not follow where the path may lead; they go instead where there is no path, and leave a trail.
If we want a different story to begin to unfold for us today, then we must understand two very important truths about our life with Christ. In this battle God secured the final victory, and God provides everything we need for daily victory.
Perhaps as a leader I should expect to learn from God more in the storms of life rather than in the peaceful, quiet times. What would you say, Mary?
We, the church leaders, teach so many truths such as salvation, victorious Christian life, worship, prayer, evangelism, giving to the Lord etc., to our congregations, but do we teach them the fear of God?