Have you ever been paralyzed by a crisis? You know what you should do, but you’re caught off guard, you weren’t prepared for what is coming. Your team is looking to you for leadership, and you aren’t real sure how you’ll get through the situation. Here are five tips for successfully leading through crisis.
Good leaders know when to use the right bucket. The most important thing for you to do as a leader is to use your influence to promote fairness, lawfulness, peace, empathy and real prosperity for everyone.
Working from home can also be a hugely distracting, counter-productive and unhealthy existence. Hence, here are seven tips to help you decide when/if working at home is best for the health of your leadership.
People often quit when they hit resistance. You might be discouraged and ready to give up. But should you?
Here are eight of the most common worship leading mistakes that I’ve observed in my own ministry, and through friendships and experiences with lots of other worship leaders too.
If you’re serious about seeking out godly leadership, begin by visiting your children’s and youth ministries.
In the world that we live in and the culture that we breathe and consume, we easily equate two things that need to be kept separate – progress and movement.
As I began to consider planting a church, I begged the Lord to call me elsewhere. Initially, I wanted to get away from the place I once lived as God’s enemy. But I sensed Christ calling me to stay.
Trust is such a fragile commodity. It can easily be broken even before it is built. Yet we know trust is the foundation for healthy organizational behavior.
Do we need to re-humanize the leaders and spokespeople in our lives?
Every once in a while I see leaders hesitating to act for no apparent reason. Probing, I've found a number of leaders seem to be waiting for permission. What keeps them paralyzed is that those expected to grant permission don’t even know their permission is hoped for.
Wise leaders apply their best thinking to the most important things. This is, of course, easier said than done because of the sheer volume of things that leaders are asked or required to think about. Because we are finite and flawed, we have a limited amount of mental capacity. So how can a leader create mental capacity?
May students not be seen as projects, but instead be seen as extremely valuable people who need to be reached through the Gospel, discipled in the Gospel, and set free with the Gospel to reach other students for the glory of Jesus Christ!
Ever feel like your life is a constant battle? Want three keys to turning those battles into minor skirmishes? These battles are where the enemy seeks to render us ineffective in our work for our Lord. Scott reminds us that God is the owner of all aspects of a true leader’s life and calling. Releasing the ownership of these aspects to [...]
The shocking events of recent weeks have highlighted our nation’s troubling history with slavery and systemic racism.
As a result, many Christians want to do something about racism. But what? What is the right response? What does the Bible really say about a Christian’s role in social change?
You may have heard that the Bible [...]
I spent last week expanding on the first goal we tend to overlook in our leading: investing in our own development and growth in Jesus. In this week’s podcast, I explore four other goals we frequently overlook in our leadership.
We must “do the work before the work” of leading others. In other words, we must ensure that we possess a sufficient inner journey so that our outer journey of work flows from a deep center with Jesus.