Category: Leadership

  • Best Book I’ve Read in 2016

    The best book I have read in 2016 is [amazon_link id=”0061777129″ target=”_blank” ]Necessary Endings[/amazon_link] by Henry Cloud. It deals with the difficult process of ending things in our lives. This could be letting an employee or co-worker go, ending a bad habit, or making a needed change in our lives. Take a look at some […]

  • Wise and Foolish

    In my recent readings of Proverbs, a repeated idea kept jumping of the pages. Words like rebuke, correct, instruct, teach, and train kept popping up. To take these things to heart is called wisdom in the Bible. When I came across some similar ideas in Henry Cloud’s excellent book, [amazon_link id=”0061777129″ target=”_blank” ]Necessary Endings[/amazon_link], they caught […]

  • Hopeless Hope

    Christians and ministries often have a hard time losing hope. Hope filled Christianity is a wonderful thing, but it is more and more normal for people to hold out hope without any evidence to support it. There are times when we must actually lose hope and it may be in the best interest of the […]

  • Grace Embraces our Shortcomings

    Why is it we feel we must portray a model of perfection as Christians? For as long as I can remember, the stereotypical Christian was one who cleaned up well and always answered the “How are you Doing?” question with positive enthusiasm. Do we present a church which has arrived and is all together, or […]

  • Returning to the Grassroots

    Recently I have been able to step back into the classroom of our local Bible School. For the last few years, I had been serving at the regional and international level. Returning to the local level and interacting with the same group of students as they journey through Scripture has been so refreshing. I speak […]