Trust is critically foundational to a team or a family. You don’t demand trust, you earn it, and you earn it more by your character than your competence.
Leadership can be like driving on the Costa Rican roads; there are derailers (potholes) along the road that need to be avoided or you will be in trouble. In my experience from being in vocational Christian ministry for 45 years, here are four derailleurs that I have seen.
All leaders face temptations…some conquer and some cave. The temptations of a leader are not different than what everyone else faces. The difference is that there is usually more at stake and more people affected.
What we say, or write, can be well organized. It can be well documented. It can be well delivered. But if it cannot be well remembered, have we really communicated so as to leave a legacy of truth in the hearts and minds of our listeners?
One of the challenges of any ministry, church, or organization is developing leaders. The ratio of ministry and work that needs to get done- and leaders to do the work- always is unbalanced.
I had spent years trying to do everything perfectly to impress and win approval from my supervisors and peers, while not thinking much at all about what I was and was becoming on the inside.
I want to be able to say no to a lot of things so I can say yes to a few things and do those few things well. I want to be led by Him, empowered by Him and honor Him!
As you consider being a mentor this next year, we want to share with you everything that we know and answer your questions so that you are prepared to lead your group.
Zacchaeus didn’t think about all the reasons he couldn’t come down right now. He didn’t make excuses. He just did it! He just responded positively to Jesus’ request.
The Bible likens the Christian life to the world of athletics. Here are some observations after reflecting on the past week of the Olympic games.