Category: Leadership

  • Power Money Gives Us

    Power Money Gives Us

    Last month at A Life Overseas, we discussed the dangerous stories we can tell in order to raise funds. This requires further consideration if we provide funds, pay national workers, or are just generous in any way. While the debate on this one is hot and heavy, I doubt we can make absolute statements. “Always […]

  • Gracious Disagreement

    Gracious Disagreement

    The issue is not whether I agree with someone but rather how I treat someone with whom I profoundly disagree. We Christians are called to use the “weapons of grace”, which means treating even our opponents with love and respect.” – Philip Yancey from Vanishing Grace Philip Yancey, in his new book, [amazon_link id=”B00J1UEAL0″ target=”_blank” […]

  • Resiliency


    “A whole lot of Christians want to change the world, but not change ourselves.” –Christine Caine I am a disciple maker and teacher. I’ve been doing this for 23 years and have challenged thousands to grow and change. That withstanding, my greatest challenge lies in growing two little boys into disciples! Lately, I’ve been thinking […]

  • Has Integrity Become Old-Fashioned?

    Has Integrity Become Old-Fashioned?

    One only needs to be a sports fan to be faced with this question. BBC ran an interview with Lance Armstrong. He essentially said, “I would cheat again, I would just treat people better.” Armstrong was famous for vehemently opposing those who questioned him. In American football, the Super Bowl bound New England Patriots find […]

  • Caution Versus Fear

    Caution Versus Fear

    We all know leaders must take risks. Somewhere, it must be included in the definition of a leader. Leaders take people places they did not think they could go. Together we are able to accomplish more than we would on our own. Recently, I heard pastor and author, Mark Batterson, express this sentiment by saying, […]