It seems that for many in leadership roles-whether leading your family, managing a fast food restaurant, teaching a classroom of students, coaching a team, leading a friend group, leading a small group in your home-leaders are asked to do more than they are capable of on their own. This can, at times, be quite overwhelming.… Read More LEADERS KNOW: Delegation
Recently I was driving down the road and I drove past a sign that caught my eye. It was an older sign, well worn, and had some parts missing. First, though, let me give you some insight into where my mind was when I saw the sign. It was a Sunday afternoon. I’m a pastor,… Read More beware of the “do”
There is a lot of material being written about succession, leadership pipelines, training up the next generation of leaders, mentoring younger leaders, developing and building into the “up and comers.” Leaders have a responsibility to ask the question: Who can I build into? It is not enough to have a title or be a leader… Read More LEADERS SAY: Who Can I Build Into?
No one wants to follow a selfish leader. A selfish leader looks out for his own interests, and uses employees or followers to further those interests. A selfish leader cares more about herself than the greater whole of the business, organization, or individual people who make it up. The reality is, good leaders that people… Read More LEADERS SAY: “How Can I Help?”
Here is a challenge to all the husbands out there: This morning I read in a devotional on the YouVersion Bible App called “Man Up.” The writer said this: “Christ gave up God-powers to come to a fallen earth to be spat on, cursed at, beaten, and ultimately killed for our sake. Christ is to… Read More the sacrificial husband
When I first came across the article posted below, I was thrown by the phrase “Digital Parenting.” I know what Digital Media is. I know digital vs. analog. I get those things. But Digital Parenting? This was a new term for me. Have you heard it? I hope so. Digital Parenting is necessary because we… Read More Digital Parenting? Here’s 5 ways to help figure it out
This book is not for the faint of heart. It is not an easy, quick read. It can be difficult to wade through. You may need to read a sentence or paragraph, and then re-read it to get the full scope of what Hirsch is saying. Regardless of the difficulty, the content of this book… Read More Alan Hirsch – 5Q