A time when I experienced two extremes ‒ gratitude and entitlement ‒ through money.
A three-level framework for understanding the authority and importance of doctrine, conviction, and opinion.
Leading in weakness does not mean passivity, and it’s not just for times of crisis or exhaustion.
Sometimes we’re not enough … but maybe we were never meant to be.
When we’re not strong, we can notice and appreciate those who are.
Listen to our new episode of In the Word with Malcolm Webber!
Hmm … what began as a demo had developed into a significant marriage moment with a little bit of embarrassment. The “expert” coach-trainer was being asked in front of the class to improve his listening. The observers were quiet. They realized that this was sacred territory.
Jeff & Jill Williams
This excerpt from Whole-Life Generosity Devotional by GenerousChurch guides us to a more biblical understanding of our citizenship in heaven.
We need to enjoy a daily, vital contact with our Heavenly Father – in this fellowship is true life! Learn more with this excerpt from In Him Was Life, by Malcolm Webber
Everyone struggles with something and that’s okay – as long as we recognize that there is Someone much stronger than we are Who can help us overcome any sinful weakness or issue that we are dealing with if we allow Him to do it.
To be effective a leader must delegate many responsibilities, as well as – whenever possible – the necessary decision-making authority. However, there are two critical areas that uniquely require the leader’s personal attention: vision and leader development.
I still remember the first worship service I attended more than 40 years ago. I understood very little of it, as I was not yet a believer. Over the last several decades, though, here are some things I’ve learned about worship.
We take a deep dive into the emotional life of a Christian leader.
We are all faced by the great uncertainty of the future. A colleague told me that planning has now been reduced to what can be done in the next three days, instead of planning for the months to come.
View the latest Leadership Laughs comic by Dennis Fletcher!
Do you have difficulty stewarding your financial resources? This holistic design will help.
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.
Leaders have the responsibility to remember that their words can slice and dice, and their actions can wound the best of followers. Because humans are fallible, these kinds of wounds will happen. Whatever the leader does after the confrontation or a misspoken, hurtful word illustrates the caliber of character the leader possesses.
As leaders we cast vision. The problem is that we can easily cast visions from our own minds, not the mouth of the Lord (Jer. 23:16).