Tag: pastors

  • From A Missionary to the Local Church

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    This post represents an open discussion between missionaries and the local church. This does not come form a place of anger or bitterness. My goal to bring awareness. We have two incredibly supportive churches behind us. When we share the concern and care these churches show to our family, our peers are stunned. I have […]

  • 6 Ways To Overcome Hurt From Leaders

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    Much of what is learned in leadership comes from personal mistakes, as well as lessons learned from the mistakes of other leaders. This is true in my own story. I was hurt by leadership early in my missions career. There were issues of control, manipulation, and a very works oriented mentality. The smallest mistake was […]

  • Have You Lost the Plot?

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    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 […]