Category: Leadership

For Those Who Lead: A Training Resource

I am excited to announce a new ministry training resource for busy leaders! There are a lots of good leadership resources out there. Yet, as a leader of leaders or manager of a team, with the normal demands of and energy, the prospect of wading through all the leadership books and strategies and compiling a ...

Leading From Our Brokenness

Yesterday I chatted with a lady new to our church. She commented that when she was on the leadership team at her previous church, it was difficult to continually “stay strong,” to always “have it all together,” and to always remain upbeat. I have a hunch it was also exhausting. “I probably lead from a ...

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A Leadership Crisis: Losing Your Soul for the Sake of the World

As well intentioned Christians and ministry leaders, many of us have bought into the idea, that if our work produces ‘fruit’ then it must be God’s will, no matter what it costs us and our families. Too often the seduction of public fruit causes us to offer up our body, our health and our souls ...

“NET” Talk at on the With-God Life

This week I had the privilege and honor to speak at the Northwest Ministry Annual Conference. It was a “TED Talk” format so I had exactly 5 minutes to speak. The theme was “With Jesus.” (Right up my alley!) Here is the transcript from my talk: After 25 years of full-time ministry there came a ...