Articles in this category focus on issues related to leading from union with the Father and building our spiritual life to increase our effectiveness as Christian leaders.
Jesus lived in continuous fellowship with His Father, and through that fellowship He drew from, and lived by, His Father's life. Thus, Jesus' leadership came from His union with His Father. And, just as Jesus' continuous inward fellowship with His Father was the source of everything in His life and ministry, so our inward fellowship with [...]Malcolm Webber
God is able to do awesome and amazing things. Why can’t you and I as believers of Christ look at our vision with so much passion? We have the greatest story to tell because the story points to a greater story of God. We need to rise up because God is great and we need to share His message.Paul Sohn
Jesus has given Himself to you, and He’s called you to know Him. In a manner of speaking, this is all He’s called you to do: to look at Him, to hear Him, to touch Him, to know Him. Everything else – every part of the Christian life and holiness and compassion for the world and vision and ministry work – everything else comes out of this. [...]Malcolm Webber
I am a third generation painter. My father is a painter, as was his mother before him. Painting has always played an important role in my life. My training in art came along side life training. I remember learning about points of perspective, and proportions of the human body, just as I remember learning to ride my bike and dancing [...]Carrie Beachey
A lighthouse stands firm when storm waves crash over treacherous rocks along the shoreline. It shines a light of encouragement over the dark waves toward wary seafarers. Christian leaders can feel tossed about in the storms of trials and troubles, and the truths Brittney shares can be the same beacon of encouraging light as a lighthouse [...]Brittney Moses
Sometimes life moves quickly like fast-moving traffic. Sometimes we make a wrong turn and get stuck in a life traffic-jam, and then choose to stay there. We aren’t caring for others because we are too busy coddling ourselves. We are (and are choosing to be) ineffective in God’s Kingdom.Lisa Buffaloe
How can having a major stroke and suffering a coma be a stroke of grace? Bill describes Dieter Zander’s story: “Dieter’s stage was gone. The applause he thrived on was gone. The opportunity to use his talents and earn a living were gone. Gone. It seemed everything was all gone…”Bill Gaultiere