Category: Leadership

  • Is Wisdom a Guarantee for Success?

    “King Solomon was wiser when he was young than when he was old.”   Dr. Ron Smith Considering Solomon to be a major contributor to the book of Proverbs is a sobering thought. Solomon is famous for asking for wisdom when God granted him any wish. He received great wisdom, loved the Lord (1 Kings […]

  • Better Together

    As a zealous, young missionary I seemed to make the same mistake over and over. Now as a veteran, I find the same never-ending truth must remain continually before me. People are not our projects. We never set out to do this intentionally. Our mistakes are made in ignorance. Our desire is to do good, […]

  • Soul Keeping

    “Hurry is the great enemy of the spiritual life in our day. You must ruthlessly eliminate hurry from your life.” These were the words given to John Ortberg by Dallas Willard. They were the foundation on which Ortberg launched into a journey to discover a healthy soul life. [amazon_link id=”B00GRZDCAW” target=”_blank” ]Soul Keeping: Caring For […]

  • Present or Future Focused?

    No President will get elected on a platform of restraint and cutting back. Political and economic decisions are often made for today without thinking of the future. In South Africa, where I live and work, we are having an electricity crisis. They need rolling blackouts because the demand exceeds capacity. The attempt to shut it down […]

  • Being a Good Follower

    Most leadership books and teaching centers on being the top guy; the number one in the organization. I recently read a refreshingly different perspective. [amazon_link id=”1929619480″ target=”_blank” ]Creative Followership: In the Shadow of Greatness[/amazon_link] centers on influence, while not being the top guy. Jimmy Collins retired as the President of Chick-fil-A restaurants. He was a great […]