A Slice of Sabbath

The Sabbath is a reminder to ourselves that we can’t control and do everything.  We remind ourselves 1/7 of every week that it’s really God who works in and through us to accomplish important and eternal things. It’s while observing a Sabbath rest that the Lord can birth in us new visions, principles, concepts and desires … Read more

6 Ways A Staff Member Can Influence The Church

Does the staff influence the church more or does the church influence the staff more? Obviously, they both happen to some degree, but this question has been on my mind.  In this post, I will focus on the ways church staff and leaders can help shape the church: Through Prayer – It’s the obligation of each … Read more

Intriguing Paradoxes for Leaders

I recently heard that there has been more written about Abraham Lincoln than any other single person in history – second only to Jesus.  That is pretty impressive.  In my stack of “read-before-getting-rid-of” books, I pulled out Lincoln on Leadership: Executive Strategies for Tough Times by Donald T. Phillips.  I thought these  intriguing paradoxes, observed in Lincoln’s leadership, … Read more