Category Archives: Organizational Development

Triple-Prayer for Ministry Leaders

Leadership requires wisdom, wholeness, and conviction.  Wisdom is knowing what to do with what you’ve got.  Wholeness is the result of a healthy interior life.  Conviction is what keeps you going beyond what is seen.  Without these three crucial elements, things … Continue reading

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How Much Do I “Owe” God, Anyway?

When I first started out in a Lead Pastor role (ha! – I talk like this was decades ago, but we’re talking mid 2012) I naively assumed that as long as you cast vision, people will tithe.  This may be … Continue reading

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Linkfest 4 – Everybody’s Workin’ for the Weekend

Check out USA Today’s story on America’s RQ (Religion Quotient). It turns out that 50% of High School Seniors polled believe that Sodom and Gomorrah… were married. Hmm… it just got awkward. How much should I weigh? Find out here … Continue reading

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BookSlice

From time to time, I’ll post a little diddy about a book I’m reading (not Jack and Diane). It won’t be the whole book but rather a BookSlice, kind of like when someone offers you a whole pizza (I’m thinking … Continue reading

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iPhone

Apple announced the iPhone today which will be available in June. Can I wait that long? Can I swing the $499 price tag? Do I dare buy the first generation? Anyway, these are exciting times — a handheld device that … Continue reading

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Albert Einstein quote of the day (updated monthly)

Albert Einstein is known as one of history’s greatest thinkers. How does this quote apply to revolutionary thinking? “The kind of thinking that will solve the world’s problems will be of a different order to the kind of thinking that … Continue reading

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The Servant Leader vs. the Pragmatist Leader

Our internal thesaurus usally equates the title “leader” with “boss”, “numero uno” or “a monkey could do their job”. We’ve all been in scenarios where… The leader knows how to get things done, yet in the process doesn’t know how … Continue reading

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