6 Benefits of Trouble

Today I want to talk to you about something we forget.  Trouble.  No, I’m not talking about forgetting trouble.  The is very hard to do.  We forget that we are going to have trouble.  Many times, I see leaders become[…]

The Best of Days—The Worst of Days — 3 Leadership Ques from Luther

I woke up this morning reminded of the opening line of “A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…it was the season of light, it was the season[…]

Don’t Vacate—Allocate!!! 3 Steps To make the Summer Count.

I read an article the other day about how to make your summer a time of growth. It was a church leadership article. I was interested because I always want to see the church grow and especially in the summer.[…]

2016 Has Begun!!! Time to Change for Good!!!

I love the feeling of a fresh start. That’s what today is-A fresh start This is a time to shift into gear and get started on the things we want to accomplish in this next year. You have set goals,[…]

The byproducts of Thankful Thinking

Being thankful is a state of mind.  A way of thinking.  It is a discipline of our thought life.  Our thoughts left unchecked will move to self-centered, rights-based, foolish thoughts (Romans 1 in the Bible talks about that).  Thankful leader’s[…]

A Family Mission

Many years ago we sat down as a family and asked, “What is our mission? What are we going to be known for?”  Corporations had missions, schools had missions, churches had missions—it seemed to me everyone had a mission, but[…]