You can’t be indifferent about your personal investment in the lives of people if you care at all about the proclamation of the gospel.Continue Reading
Blog Posts on Spiritual Leadership
Christian leadership is not for the lone wolf. The labor is too important when souls are in the balance to go at it on our own.Continue Reading
It is not surprising that some of the great leaders in the church have been significant teachers. A good teacher has at least these eight characteristics.Continue Reading
Don’t be fooled by the world’s paradigm for leadership, or the whisper of your indwelling sin. Good spiritual leaders — indeed, healthy Christians — are not those who suppress their failings, but those who own their neediness and desperation.Continue Reading
You don’t hear a lot about it in seminary. It doesn’t get much discussion in pastoral theology books. But one of the more complex challenges of Christian leadership is cultivating a Bible-balanced ministry. What does it mean for a church,…Continue Reading
How does an old man obey Hebrews 13:7?
Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith.
At 67, who are my leaders? Who has…Continue Reading
God doesn’t need us. We need him.
Don’t get the roles reversed. We are not indispensable. He is.
This is an essential reminder for all of us — and especially those of us in heavily administrative and “executive” roles. We…Continue Reading
Update: Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy died September 8, 2014, at age 93.
The cows started writing on billboards in the Twin Cities metro earlier this year. End of Burgerz — Koming Soon.
These bovines can’t spell, but we got the…Continue Reading
Sometimes we think the way to engage people in mission is to make sure we get the right information to them.
If we just preach the Bible, people will evangelize.
If we show people the commands in Scripture to care…
What is the most loving thing God can do for a 22-year-old minister?
In my case, it was ordaining that my inaugural, epic, game-changing, well-publicized ministry event be attended by one kid.
One single human being. A junior high boy…Continue Reading