Time to Be a Hero

When I was a teenager, friendship meant everything. I am a very loyal friend and am quick to come to the aid of those closest to me, and I believe this mentality was forged through my emotionally intense, highly awkward teen years. My friends were my whole world, and I assume it was the same … Continue reading Time to Be a Hero

Why Leaders Should Learn About Mental Health

For a long time, discussion about mental health has remained largely sidelined to hushed private conversations. That is beginning to change as more and more public figures are honest about their personal struggles. This has opened up a great opportunity for leaders to facilitate these conversations within their own organizations. Despite this change, many leaders … Continue reading Why Leaders Should Learn About Mental Health

It’s Time to Redesign Your Discipleship Process

Having a strong discipleship process that leads into a progressive leadership pipeline is vital to the health of any church and its long-term effectiveness in the community it sits in. Unfortunately, too many churches have no leadership pipeline and their discipleship process is geared toward capturing people over 50 and struggle to engage Millennials. For … Continue reading It’s Time to Redesign Your Discipleship Process

Be Innovative with these 3 Idea-Generating Tools

This new year has all the opportunity to be different. The question is, how are you going to make it different? Creating change, momentum, and energy requires ideas of innovation which takes an intentional effort to create. Being equipped with idea-generating activities is paramount for every team looking to have a year full of opportunity. … Continue reading Be Innovative with these 3 Idea-Generating Tools

Creating a Christ-Centered Christmas

It's Christmas!!! Well, technically it is Christmas Eve but the holiday event is here. Throughout today many of us will be finalizing the details, finishing shopping, packing into cars to travel to family, and preparing food for the Christmas celebration. Tonight there will be mini-celebrations with early presents, Christmas jammies, Christmas Eve services, special Christmas … Continue reading Creating a Christ-Centered Christmas

Jesus the Leader and How He Influenced Others

Leadership is something for business executives, politicians, and manages, right? What if I told you that leadership is a central theme throughout scripture and that Jesus focused on his own leadership and the leadership development of his disciples. Central to spiritual growth and reflecting Jesus is the journey to become a great leader we are … Continue reading Jesus the Leader and How He Influenced Others