Thoughts on Life, Leadership, and Ministry.
Before we get into the nitty-gritty of effective leadership, let’s make sure we’re all on the same page regarding what a leader actually is. There are a thousand definitions of leadership, and we want to ensure that we’re all speaking the same language. John Maxwell...read more
Within my “tribe” we speak of BHAGS – Big Hairy Audacious Goals. Big goals require commitment and focus. You don’t have time for the things that people with mediocre results spend their time on. There are some things you have to be willing to give up. Fortunately, if...read more
Turning fifty was a tough year for me. This year I turned 52 years old, and I have a different mindset with regards to age. I don’t view it simply as getting older but rather years of gaining wisdom. I've heard it said that common sense isn't so common anymore. Sad to...read more
Dictionary.com defines replanting: “To plant (something) again or in a new place…” With regards to a church replant, a church avoids permanent death by recognizing it will no longer flourish unless conditions are drastically changed to facilitate growth. Here are some...read more
Although I wasn't in attendance this year (I'm currently in the Philippines), I have been following the hashtag #GLS19 on Twitter. Here are some of the quotes that have popped out amongst the sea of tweets: Who were you before anyone told you who were supposed...read more
Do you need a booster shot of motivation? Here are thirteen ways that I find helpful 🙂 1) Reward yourself for reaching specific goals. Give yourself something to look forward to! It could be something as simple as a new shirt or as elaborate as a trip to Asia. Maybe...read more