Whether you setting up a one-to-one meeting or defining the line between work and home every leader needs to understand and implement boundaries. Without boundaries, even the strongest leader will get frustrated, make mistakes, and burn out. Listen in as I discuss leadership boundaries with Pastor Tim Lucas from Liquid Church.
Why do you pray? I find this a far more compelling question than when do you pray, what do you pray, or even how do you pray. I find it more intriguing because the answer to this question, unlike the answers to the others, reveals our motives. Let’s talk about motives. First, consider your prayers. Are they … Continue reading “Dear God…”: Pondering what fuels our prayers.
Burning the candle on both ends, burning the midnight oil, pressing on....many of us need to perform verbal judo in an attempt to justify a pace in life that is leading to burnout. If you're struggling in the fast lane, or if you want to know how to avoid burnout all together don't miss this … Continue reading Avoiding Burnout: A Frank Discussion every Pastor Needs to Hear
Ever wonder how the church can talk intelligently about culturally hot topics such as marriage and sexual identity? If so, you don't want to miss my conversation with church leader Carey Nieuwhof. Carey and I will talk about how we can be a church who brings redemption and grace to a culture that needs Jesus. … Continue reading Tackling Sticky Issues in the Church: A Conversation with Carey Nieuwhof on how to engage our culture well.
What would you do to save your daughter? In Matthew 9 we are introduced to a "Ruler" who came to Jesus informing him that his daughter had just died. This ruler requested that Jesus lay his hand on his daughter that she might live. This man asked Jesus to raise his daughter from the dead. … Continue reading Are You Laughing at Jesus?
Want to know how to avoid ministry mediocrity? Trying to break free from the tyranny of the urgent but unessential? Listen in as international speaker, author, and pastor Carey Nieuwhof and I discuss how to be a High Impact Leader.
In our Western world, this final qualification of wisdom is perhaps the most readily understood without explanation. Even effective leadership must be rightly practiced in the life of the spiritual leader. In other words, it is critical that any person being held as a spiritual leader must have every area of their life submitted to … Continue reading The Non-Transferable & Non-Negotiables of Spiritual Leadership Part 3: Full of Wisdom