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.”