A substantial part of the success of many institutions rises and falls on its leadership. Entities like countries, teams, companies, families, non-profits, and churches. And sometimes even in our own individual lives when we needRead more
It’s that time again. No, not the “let’s go look at fall colors” time or pumpkin-spice latte time. Not even jack o’lantern time. Well, actually it is time for all of those, but I’m talkingRead more
Do you ever get discouraged at how problematic the world has become? Perhaps your heart sinks at the avalanche of troubles burying you, your family, or your friends. And you may be thinking that evenRead more
My husband spent a number of years in church leadership. I’ve seen him serve and I know his heart and I believe God gifted him as a leader. But he has stepped out of thatRead more
The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside the still waters.
He leads me in paths of righteousness.
He leads me in the ways of peace.
But sometimes …Read more
Consider the called… With blind trust, goosebumps, and heart-stopping moments, a motley crew faced obstacles and their worst fears along the way to lifelong friendships and brotherhood. Jesus had called them onward to feed multitudesRead more
I’m sitting in traffic as I write this. I don’t mean the backed-up-at-a-red-light kind of traffic. I wish I could write a blog post that quickly. No, I’m talking about the “highway is closed aheadRead more
“True leadership is servanthood. Put the interests of others at the center of your decisions.” —Dave Ramsey “Leadership is neither a showmanship, nor a dictatorship. Leadership is a stewardship and a partnership.”—Rick Warren “Character isRead more
“I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed, ‘WeRead more
My employment contract expires in January. Seems a perfect time to write about hope. Writing with hope may be a bit more challenging. It is often easier to encourage others when I need to beRead more