Tag: weakness

  • Hardship Brings Even More Grace

    Grace through trials is not learned in a classroom but through actually going through hardship.

  • Where does your Limp Lead You?

    I have an attraction to leadership books which describe real leaders, rather than those with a polished, corporate facade. I fully acknowledge we can learn from books touting secrets and methods, but I find much more encouragement in those which help me lead in and through my weaknesses. An all time favorite of mine is […]

  • Grace Embraces our Shortcomings

    Why is it we feel we must portray a model of perfection as Christians? For as long as I can remember, the stereotypical Christian was one who cleaned up well and always answered the “How are you Doing?” question with positive enthusiasm. Do we present a church which has arrived and is all together, or […]

  • The End of Me

    “Finish the sentence, “Jesus became real when….” Often our walk with the Lord is relegated to an afterthought when life is good. It takes a tragedy, a bad medical prognosis, or news of an impending crisis to force us to our knees. It is precisely during those times when Jesus becomes a more realized presence […]

  • 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 […]