What’s Your Leadership Made of—Steel or Straw?

What’s Your Leadership Made of—Steel or Straw?

“Do you limp?” The inquiry caught me off guard. Popular author Gary Smalley and his team were peppering me with questions, determining if I was the best candidate to collaborate on his next project. “Do you limp?” his mentoree, Ted Cunningham, pressed again,...

What To Do When You’ve Lost Your Holy Awe

As followers of Jesus, we are meant to toss back the covers, climb out of bed, and drink in the fullness of life God intended for us. We are called to live alert to the wonders all around and within us that expand our desire to know God more. Yet the focus on the...

4 Moves That Can Make or Break Your Ministry Effectiveness

I recently visited my first chiropractor. A peppy thirtysomething walked in the room and asked, “Are you ready to be adjusted?” with the enthusiasm of a male cheerleader. To be honest, he scared me a little. Not willing to back down, I responded, “You bet!” with equal...

Are You a Healthy Leader? Take This Quiz to Find Out!

Leading others can be one of the most joyful, thrilling experiences in life. But all too often, the delightfulness that can be discovered in guiding others gets lost in the day-to-day demands and deadlines. The demands on leaders today from both organizations and...