As I have reflected on my own experience with prominent leaders, I see them struggle with four temptations
The people who make up your team are the most important part of your church after sensitivity to the Holy Spirit and obedience to God’s Word.
Fame, success and power are gods we serve as if they are immortal and have the power to bestow that immortality on us. Our idols are “immortality symbols”—things that make us feel powerful, like we will live forever.
http://www.catalystspace.com/catablog/ 1. Be Humble 2. Be Authentic 3. Be Generous 4. Be Christ-like 5. Be the Best at What you do 6. Be Consistent 7. Be Courageous, willing to go first and take risks 8. Be Honest and trustworthy 9. Be Thankful 10. Be a Learner 11. Be Inspiring and vision giving 12. Be Adaptable and open to change Read [...]
In this week’s #LeadershipChat on Twitter (theme for the week: Courage in Business), the idea popped up about how courageous leadership sometimes involves letting go an underperformer – for the sake of the morale of the team.
When you give presentations in school or at a familiar place like a church, you do so in front of peers, not colleagues. While many people get nervous, there’s a familiarity here and you may feel a bit more at ease. But when you go up in front of a board of directors or potential client, it’s a whole new ballgame.
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Ever feel like you want to quit youth ministry?
It’s a normal feeling! Every veteran youth worker has dealt with the debilitating desire to throw in the towel and walk away. It feels like a death grip on your heart and it’s very difficult to press toward the finish line.
Jeff recently has been traveling quite a bit. From conferences to camps. And this last trip just really threw me for a loop. It was a last minute trip that took him away for a week. I know its hard to be a single parent and away from our husbands for any period of time. But this trip I was really mad about.
A couple times at a church I’m familiar with, here in Portland, the lead pastor, has very kindly asked people to leave