Leading isn’t strictly about getting the job done. Leading is about building relationships.
The church ought to see itself as a leadership factory that stirs up the gifts of God in people, not an auditorium that gathers people behind a leader. Jesus did not build His Church by recruiting the 12 brightest from the rabbi’s list of “up and coming stars” and platforming them in large stadiums around the world. His disciples were [...]
Periodically every leader needs counselling - whether formal and professional, or simple informal friendships and accountability partners. In 2020, during this time of forced isolation I saw the need to seek professional counselling.
There will be times when I share a verse with someone, but most of the time I’m supposed to wait for God to do the changing.
I have learned once again that our “work “is truly God’s work. And we are used by him to accomplish his purposes in his way and his time.
Sometimes it is difficult to implement visionary leadership into our day-to-day tasks. However, visionary leadership is biblical leadership.
For many, the focus is on what’s happening “out there.” For me? I realized early on that the crisis of this season revealed what’s going on “in here.”
Leaders should aim to never be a bottleneck in the process of building a healthy and growing organization. Here are seven bottlenecks a leader must avoid.
During this coronavirus pandemic, for every question we answer, another ten are left unanswered. Is this from God? What is He doing? How should I pray? If you are like me, you’re reading the Bible with more attentiveness, hoping that in your reading you’ll stumble across something that will give some insight. So, when I noticed [...]
With the multiple demands and unrelenting pressure of leadership, it is very difficult to pay attention to God’s voice.
At Christmas we celebrate the good news that Jesus came here to defeat our enemies but perhaps we need to be reminded who our real enemies are. After all, our Christian faith teaches us that our real enemies are not flesh and blood.
This article explores how you think about servant leadership. Perhaps we need to change our minds about servant leadership. I believe that is something the Father, Son and Holy Spirit would be pleased to bless.
Having a grateful attitude, literally counting our blessings each day, makes a huge and practical difference. No wonder the Bible encourages us to be thankful. Just like plants, we are made to grow towards the light, to what gives us life.
Though leaders are responsible for maintaining peace, it is also their job to occasionally be the architects of plans that disrupt status quo and complacency. If you want to affect change, consider these three reasons why you should first start by dropping a well-placed pebble in the pond.
To be unhurried like Jesus is to abandon outcomes to God. You’re not trying to make anything happen. You’re not trying to get anyone to do anything. You’re waiting on God. You’re patient. You’re free to enjoy the moment, love God and be loved by God, and love your neighbor.
How do we stay the course, when we encounter that first stretch of choppy waters, that initial rough weather; those challenges that accompany setting sail towards achieving our personal or organizational purpose?
What we need is a relentless appetite for the divine. We need a holy ravenousness. Our craving souls can turn and become enthralled by a goodness that is found in the presence of an all-glorious God. There is only one infinite source of satisfaction that can satisfy our bottomless cravings.