Tag: leadership

  • 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 […]

  • Top Books in 2015

    I review a lot of books on this blog and many others influence the posts I write. In fact, my best books of the year are always some of the most read posts. Just in time for the holidays and those needing gift ideas, I will give you my… Top Books in 2015 which I have […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]