12 or more reasons every Christian leader, pastor, CEO, owner of a small company, manager of a team of people, elder, executive, leadership team member, and leader of any kind needs to get this devotional: 46 Days to become the leader God wants you to be! You probably don’t know me or ever heard of … More 12 reasons to get this devotional
A Transformational devotional about leadership for leaders and managers for any size organization, including churches!
Many years ago, I was leading a small group at our church. The small group Pastor at that church was always agonizing over and complaining about not finding enough leaders to lead small groups. One week, I had to be away on business and asked a guy who would not normally be considered as a … More Where do you find leaders?
The answer is yes…but…. I am a student of grace and a recipient of abundant, generous, and scandalous grace. I believe grace to be the most critical and important component of the Christian faith. It seems to me that without grace we would be doomed. Without grace, there would be no hope. Over the years I have watched … More Faith Friday: Do we really believe in grace?
What is the secret of helping someone gain confidence and grow in effectiveness? The answer is in the title, by being an active participant in the cycle of affirmation. Affirmation leads to confirmation which leads to confidence. Confidence then builds and grows in competence. As we become more competent, we receive more affirmation. But there … More The Cycle of Affirmation
The purposes of a person’s heart are deep waters, but a person of understanding draws them out. Proverbs 20:5 There are many ways to look at grace. You could say that grace comes from an act of forgiveness, and it does. Or, positionally, it is seen as “unmerited favor,” and it is. But grace when it comes to … More Friday Faith: How grace works at works
Within each of us resides story after story after story of what has happened in our lives that contribute to why we are the way we are, why we do this or that, or why we are this way or that way. Yet we often judge people based upon our assumptions rather than consider their … More The Untold Story
I’ve always been a reflective person, but right now, I seem to be in a reflective season. Granted, the older you get, I think the more reflective you get. And granted, we are coming out of a very sober and somber time in the world. Yet, reflection is a connection to the past, a consideration of the present, … More Don’t forget to remember
The purposes of a person’s heart are deep waters, but a person of understanding draws them out. Proverbs 20:5 There are many ways to look at grace. You could say that grace comes from an act of forgiveness, and it does. Or, positionally it is seen as “unmerited favor,” and it is. But grace when it comes to … More Friday Faith: How grace works at work
Watching the first day of the 2021 Masters Tournament, there was a highlight reel of Jordon Spieth from the 2017 Masters as he was hitting out of some pine straw some 230 yards away from the hole, asked his caddie, Michael Greller, “what would Arnie do?” He of course was referring to the great Arnold Palmer. … More “What would Arnie do?”