What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do

What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do

His comment about me was flattering. Once he said it, I sat back and let my mind wander as to what it would be like if it were the case. The problem was, it simply wasn’t true, and unfortunately I was going to have to tell him.

Leading Young Staff: 10 Ways To Inspire Them Toward The Mission

Leading Young Staff: 10 Ways To Inspire Them Toward The Mission

Churches, businesses, and other various non-profits are full of young staff and volunteers. The organizations that are making a huge impact are the ones that know how to inspire those staff and volunteers to help move the mission forward. However, there are many organizations where young leaders go to die. Don’t be one of those.

7 Qualities Of Effective Leaders

7 Qualities Of Effective Leaders It seems that almost every leader has their list of what they think are the important – or essential – qualities of an effective leader.  I guess I’m no different.  But this list doesn’t come from me. This weekend I was reading an article by...

Are You Following To Lead?

Are You Following To Lead? Leadership has become an idol for us.  Well, it has for me.  Over the years, I have found my focus shifting more and more to becoming a more effective leader.  Maybe yours has too.  For me, something needs to change. Jesus’ invitation in Scripture is clear:...

The Question Every Leader Must Answer

The Question Every Leader Must Answer

I’m sure this scenario is not foreign to you. You have faces staring back at you, eager to follow. It could be volunteers, staff, or a group of people that have come together for a common reason. They are looking to you and me for leadership, but unfortunately, we let them down. Instead of leadership, we merely provide instructions.

Really, It’s Not About Me

Really, It’s Not About Me We live in a culture that is addicted to “me”.  We are constantly reminded what our rights are, what we are entitled to, what we deserve, what we “owe to ourselves”, and on and on and on.  In the same way, this affects the way we lead. We want...