Follow Jesus.
Lead Different.

Great leadership begins with humility. It starts with following. Jesus invites us to follow him and when we do, it changes us. We want to help you discover what that looks like and apply it to every area of your life.

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You’re busy. I know you are. But if you want to thrive at work, at home, and in life, then we need to talk about Jesus.

Have you ever wondered why so many people claim to be Christians, but their lives appear no different than their non-believing friends? It’s because following Jesus doesn’t simply produce moral or religious people. It transforms us from the inside out.

We’d love to help you follow Jesus in such a way that it changes the way you live and the way you lead – both at work and at home.

Our Approach

Learn

We look at the Scriptures, the life of Jesus, and the example of other believers to glean every last bit of wisdom we can and apply it to our lives. It’s so much easier than doing life alone.

Lead

We teach about leading people, non-profits or businesses in a different way. A way that reflects the Kingdom. It’s not as easy as you might think, but we can help.

Live

We talk about our opportunity for greatest impact – our own families. We give practical advice to help your marriage hum and your kids thrive, including kids we care for through fostering, adoption or mentoring.

FOLLOWING TO LEAD PODCAST

Kevin invites you on a journey of learning alongside him as he interviews pastors, leaders, authors and practitioners in a wide-variety of fields. Kevin also shares from his experience as an organizational leader, a foster & adoptive parent, and as a mentor. The topics are wide-ranging and include how following Jesus impacts them all – both at work and at home. Join us!

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You are in good hands with each episode of this podcast focused on the actionable leadership lessons that will help you excel at home, at work and in life.

Articles

We want to make sure you stay up-to-date with the latest in leadership, parenting, marriage, and life. Along with our podcast, we also post articles on those topics to address the finer points.

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You can’t be a leader without the skills to back it up. We’ll give you the opportunity to go deeper with us, helping you apply your newly gained knowledge in order to make an even great impact.

Featured Articles

Are Family Mission Statements All That Valuable?

Are Family Mission Statements All That Valuable?

The concept is intimidating. I mean, who really has the time to craft a thoroughly vetted, perfectly worded, and beautifully displayed family mission statement in their home? Is it just for decoration, or is there some intrinsic value in having one? It’s one of those things we’ve considered creating for years, but the desire for perfection stopped us. One glance at Pinterest and you’ll see perfect families, with perfect mission statements all apparently constantly living up to every last word in them, all day every day… read more

Debt Free! We Paid Off Our House Early, And How You Can Too

Debt Free! We Paid Off Our House Early, And How You Can Too

It’s true. My family has zero debt. No credit cards, no car loans, no mortgages… no nothing. And it feels really good. It is possible to live this way, and I’d like to share with you exactly how we do it. Hopefully you read my last post about why we paid off our house early. That’s fundamental. To recap: We’re not trying to build wealth. We’re trying to be more generous. But generosity doesn’t just happen. It requires intentionality. read more

What Life-Changing Mentors Do Consistently

What Life-Changing Mentors Do Consistently

Here's a riddle: What is something everyone wants, but very few consider themselves to be? That's right; a mentor. I've talked to many people over the years - young and old - who each wished they had a mentor in their life. Young people that want someone to walk with them; college students that want the wisdom that someone older offers; young marrieds that want another couple to share with them the lessons they've learned; young families that want to learn parenting skills by watching how another family does it. read more

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Kevin East is the President & CEO of Mentoring Alliance.

Mentoring Alliance is a Christ-centered, intentionally multiethnic ministry serving children, youth and families in multiple communities throughout Texas. We mobilize godly people into the lives of kids and families to provide tangible help and eternal hope. This is accomplished through high-quality after-school programs, summer camps, and dedicated volunteer mentoring relationships.