Tag: frustration

  • Where is God When…?

    Where is God When…?

    When tragedy strikes, a question on the heels of this event involves some form of “Where is God?” As the¬†horrors on the nightly news bombard us, it is simple to surmise God must have wound up the universe and let it go. Otherwise, we head down a path of unanswerable questions. If God is all-powerful, […]

  • Pleasing God or Trusting God?

    Pleasing God or Trusting God?

    Which is better? To work at pleasing God or to focusing on trusting God? Where should we focus more of our attention and effort? In their book,¬†[amazon_link id=”B006G3NFR0″ target=”_blank” ]The Cure: What If God Isn’t Who You Think He Is And Neither Are You[/amazon_link], Bill Thrall, Bruce McNicol, and John S. Lynch explore this tension. […]

  • 6 Mental Mistakes of Leaders

    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?

    Have You Lost the Plot?

    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 […]