Tag: fear

  • What is at Stake?

    When we returned to America as a family 18 months ago, it came as a surprise. Coming into my role as a missions and local outreach pastor, I did not have a set strategy or preset plan. I had to come with the eyes of a missionary to my “home”. I was a stranger in […]

  • Peace be With You

    My wife and I have recently come off a transition in our roles. We successfully passed off many of our leadership responsibilities to men and women we trained up and walked with. This is every leaders dream and greatest moment of success, to see something you’ve begun outlast you and be improved by another. It […]

  • 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, […]

  • 6 Mental Mistakes of Leaders

    When we see the ordinary events of our lives begin to intersect with things we are reading and studying, it usually means God is trying to get our attention. I posted on Friday about “Losing the Plot” in our lives and ministries. Literally hours later, I found myself reading a portion from The Executive and […]

  • Have You Lost the Plot?

    lost plot map

    In 20 years of leadership I have seen many times where situations or circumstances have clouded my judgment and ability to see clearly. In those times, warning signs appear, showing me that I am in danger of losing the plot, the big picture, or even my perspective. I have recently seen a number of these […]