Tag: parenting

  • 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 […]

  • Returning to the Grassroots

    Recently I have been able to step back into the classroom of our local Bible School. For the last few years, I had been serving at the regional and international level. Returning to the local level and interacting with the same group of students as they journey through Scripture has been so refreshing. I speak […]

  • 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 […]

  • What Would a Great Leader Do?

    Great leaders ask questions. They are always seeking to learn and grow from others. In his recent leadership podcast, Andy Stanley looks at the power and influence questions can accomplish. This short talk has stayed with me for days. It is extremely profound, yet refreshingly simple. Asking questions of ourselves and others do three things […]

  • An Epidemic of Selfishness

    Several former heroes and people of influence from the youth group era of my life have crashed and burned recently. At times it has led me to exclaim, “Are there no heroes left who can finish well?” I feel like the frequency in which I hear of friends and former students walking away from God […]

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