Tag: leadership

  • Are We Bridge Builders or Bridge Bombers?

    Are We Bridge Builders or Bridge Bombers?

    The movie Saving Private Ryan is set during the invasion of Normandy in World War II. The story follows a group of soldiers searching for a companion who is missing in action. The journey leads the group to discover the soldier is defending a strategic bridge. The mission of the enemy is to blow up […]

  • Transition

    Transition

    Transition. Change. We love it when the seasons change or when something bad turns into good. It’s something we dream of as well as stress over simultaneously. We long for moving to the next thing, but it can keep us up at night when it happens to a team we are in charge of. Change brings […]

  • Go South To Get North

    Go South To Get North

    I used to see bumper stickers reading “God is my Co-Pilot”. One of my youth staff had this on their beater of a car. Besides the fact it is cheesy Christian stuff, there is truth in this. Genesis shows us one of these incidents. Jacob wanted to fulfill God’s plan for him in the land […]

  • You’ve Been Wrecked, Now Commit!

    You’ve Been Wrecked, Now Commit!

    I’ve spent the last 21 years working in a primarily short-term missions organization, Youth With a Mission (YWAM). I’ve seen countless lives  wrecked for the ordinary as they served others through missions. This is the premise of Jeff Goins’ recent book. [amazon_link id=”0802404928″ target=”_blank” ]Wrecked: When a Broken World Slams into your Comfortable Life[/amazon_link] The […]

  • The Benefit of the Doubt

    The Benefit of the Doubt

    Today I welcome Sam Werner to NoSuperheroes. Sam and his wife, Ana, have served in several missions organizations.  YWAM, IHOP, Iris Ministries, and Bethel Church in Redding, California are some of the places they’ve learned about missions and ministry.  God has used them in children’s ministry, technology, healing prayer, and in everything practical that comes along […]