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In our reshaping day and age of fluid culture, society and Church, what are the truest healthy signs of Christian leadership? At the epicenter of our Christian cultures today, what are the real, timeless essentials that we have to gather around? Are you confident that the culture you’re a part of today is truly biblical?Nick Franks
“An idea that’s important to me is, ‘Bloom where you’re planted.’ I’ve become more comfortable recognizing that this is what God calls us to surrender to. God moved me here, gave me the opportunities to do the things I’ve done, and now I get to help influence another generation to use their time, talents, and treasures for His glory.”Kelsey McFaul
In our leadership, in our homes, in our churches, in our businesses and in all our ventures, all of us long to be fruitful. This is the uniquely human, God-given gift of His glory. But the Bible describes the arch-enemy of our spring-time harvest as this thing called sloth and laziness ‒ the temptation for us all to become idlers.Nick Franks
Cynicism provides a way out of change — a response restating the issue, often humorously, and allowing for a sense of intellectual superiority before dismissing the issue out of hand. If we are honest, we must admit cynicism is quite often a cheap substitute for honest dialogue. What should we do about our cynicism?David Goodman
Whether we’re leading the whole church or just the band, leadership requires our best selves and God’s amazing, Spirit-given grace.Brian Thorstad
Most changes we contemplate and enact aren’t poorly designed. When change goes sideways it’s likely due to poor presentation and communication. We can’t forget that our people love yesterday; yesterday is safe. Tomorrow is scary. Let’s consider forging the link rather than emphasizing it.Corey Olynik
Many Christian workers make the mistake of assuming that they are earning shares in the ministries they work for through their hard work and dedication. It seems logical. God is the sole owner of the church. Always has been. Always will be. He paid for it with the priceless blood of Christ.Brian Thorstad