We have been going through The Red Book, chapter by chapter.
Leadership begins with following. The first test that Jesus gave His leaders was the test of following. If they had refused to follow Him, they never would have become leaders. God wants humble leaders who know how to obey Him and follow Him. God is also looking for leaders who have enough humility to be […]
This continues my plethora of stupid things I’ve done in ministry. I hope you can learn from me but at the very least laugh at me. I remember serving at a church and taking kids to camp one summer several years ago. I had asked one of our long time helpers/teachers to cover the lesson […]
It’s easy for a parent or a teacher to recognize leadership gifts in their children. If I can spend several hours teaching and observing a group of children, I can pick out who the leaders are. One thing about people who have leadership gifts is that they will find a way to use their […]
Each team has a leader and team members. What are you? “The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say ‘I.’ And that’s not because they have trained themselves not to say ‘I.’ They don’t think ‘I.’ They think ‘we’; they think ‘team.’ They understand their job to make the team […]
Is it possible to lead when you are not the top dog? The answer is a resounding yes. Leadership doesn’t always start at the top, but it always manages to affect the people at the top. The story of David and Goliath is a great example of leading from the middle. David wasn’t even […]