Category Archives: Leadership

THREE WARNING SIGNS OF A BAD LEADER

There’s really no introduction needed here except to say that, if you’re serving under a bad leader, it’s something you probably feel, but can’t put words to. I’m hoping to give you some words. 1.  BEWARE OF THE LEADER WHO NEVER APOLOGIZES The words, “I’m

THIS SONG. YOUR CHURCH. PLEASE SING.

There is much to be said about the songs we sing in our churches, especially when it comes to being overly critical. I am guilty of this beyond what I care to confess. But I’ve been personally inspired and drawn to Christ’s hope with a

WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU ACTED LIKE YOU WEREN’T SCARED?

As you endeavor to pour yourself into a relationship with Jesus – a relationship where intimacy is its hallmark characteristic – you’ll be asked to step into areas that will require more faith than you’re accustomed to. Without faith, intimacy wanes. And the footsteps of the

WHAT MAKES A GREAT LEADER?

Leadership is like a many-faceted diamond. To define leadership in small and simple terms is to remove the beautiful complexity of the diamond, and replace with with a sheet of glass. We want easy definitions of leadership so we can lock in and press forward,

BURNED OUT: AN ANONYMOUS LETTER TO CHURCH LEADERS

I received the following letter from a forty-something man. He had heard me speak at a conference, and handed it to me as he shook my hand after the presentation. If I didn’t know better, I kinda thought he might be Special Ops or something. It felt

THE COURAGE TO SAY NO

As the early church was growing, they experienced the kinds of things most growing churches experience. All growing churches have people who feel left out, on the fringe, or on the sidelines. The hungry widows had every right to feel that way. ACTS 6:1-7 In