Change before you have to

Change before you have to is a real relevant theme for many. If we look at King Josiah, he was an infant king only 8 years of age. He had a lot of advisors and so forth. He found the Books of the Law that had been lost for many years. He got someone to read it for him...

Focus, Intentionality & Clarity

There is a plethora of options available to every leader. So many different ways and methodologies, ways to go and so many things that come at you from different directions. The complexity of leadership in 21 century church is actually quite horrendous. These 3 things...

Why spiritual formation is so important

You know “Murphy’s Law” says that anything that can go wrong will go wrong. This is totally the opposite to my life philosophy. But you know what? Even if things go wrong, leaders can make it right. When we look at why things go wrong, sometimes we find out that it is...

The mistake of not taking time out

One of the real challenges as a leader amidst of the cut and thrust of the busyness of the lives that we lead, is actually not taking time out. You’ve heard it said, we spend so much time working in the business/ministry that if we’re not careful we forget to work on...

Building a solutions mindset

There are so many pastors (myself included) that wish that their team would become more solution oriented. Many times team members only present problems to their leader instead of solutions. I hear leaders talk about this a lot. Here are a couple of thoughts this...