Progress, Not Just Perfection (With Video Podcast)

“We often hear such phrases as “Practice makes perfect”, or as some have said in trying to add a more positive and perhaps more realistic approach to it, “Perfect practice makes perfect”. But is there really any such thing as “perfection”?”

Leadership Pain

“keep in mind the personal development side of this teaching. When you learn how to deal with leadership pain, it’ll make you able to grow into the kind of person who can handle more and more levels of leadership pain because you understand it is normal and that it happens to all who will lead from their heart.”

Lifting YOUR Roof (5 – 6 Minute Read)

“It’s been said that ”You must be something before you can do something”. Many times we get this backwards and we try to do something before being something. Many seem to think that in order to attain to some rank or position we must do something great in order to prove that we can do something great! But, how about doing something great in your own life first?”

Influencing Followers Versus Influencing Leaders

“You must know who your leadership-minded people are by observation of how they operate. How outgoing they are. How independent they are. How influenceable they are. Being leadership-minded doesn’t make them more valuable or more honorable, it just means they must be led differently than those who tend to be more follower-minded.”

Dealing with Diotrephes (The Other Side of Servant-Leadership)

“There is another side of shepherding that, although it’s often recognized among those leading actual sheep, it is often overlooked, completely ignored, or even despised when it comes to spiritual shepherds.”

A Gift to Gaius (A Biblical Illustration of Servant-Leadership)

“I believe John wanted to send Gaius this letter as a way of not only thanking him for his sacrificial service to the kingdom of God (which would probably have been considered an honor in itself) but by giving him a bigger gift even than that.”