Living Today - Impacting Tomorrow
Everything you say and do ripples toward eternity. You are constantly impacting your family, your friends, your workplace, and your faith community. You are constantly influencing others! Impacting and Influencing others is the basic definition of leadership. So no matter who you are, you are born to be a leader in some respect. Being a Christian leader and making an impact in today's world, however, is getting more complicated and complex. That is why I created this website.Though my weekly blog and online classes, I will share ideas, thoughts, and other ways for you to excel in the everyday challenges that you face as a follower of Christ and as a leader .
Latest from my Blog
Please Don’t Swallow Either Pill
“Do you want the blue pill or the red pill?” This is the penultimate question that Morpheus asks Neo in the movie "The Matrix". This very same question was asked of our country two weeks ago during our national election. Do you want the blue pill (Democrat) or the red pill (Republican)? Our country chose the red pill with the election of Donald Trump as our next presid [...]
Election Day 2016 – How Shall We Move Forward?
An Election Reflection! It is the morning of election day 2016. As I write this, we do not yet know who will be our next president - Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. As I reflect upon the past months leading up to today, the thing that has bothered me most about this election is the anger that is being spewed out by those who claim to be Christian. Not only in the pre-election [...]
7 Time Management Hacks to Increase Your Effectiveness
Thom Rainer, CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources, recently posted, "What if I told you I could help you get 10 or more hours of your week back?" Wow! Great thought, huh. Everyone I know could use 10 or more hours each week. Rainer goes on to mention "8 Time Drainers for Pastors and Staff" and gives a brief solution for overcoming each of these time drainers. Here are Rainer's [...]
5 Traits of Healthy Ministry Leaders
As a ministry leaders, we minister from the inside out! This means that it is from our inner self that we truly minister to, lead, and love people. In other words, your doing as a minister comes out of your being (integrity, character, spiritual vitality, etc.). Jesus talks about this in Mark 15:18 when he said, "But the things that come out of a person’s mouth come from th [...]
7 Ways to Counteract a Negative Attitude
Fact of life! The older I get the grumpier I get. Things seem to bother me more now than they used to - weather, waiting in lines, stupid drivers, and rude people just to name a few. I could go on and on about what bothers me, but that would just be negative. I don't want to become a "grumpy old man"! I don't want to be a sour old curmudgeon. I want to remain young at [...]
5 Ways Not to Be Freaked Out by Our Changing Society
So much of what we see and hear on the radio, television, and the Internet is rooted in fear, anger, and, an "us against them" mentality. If you package the news, your product, or your cause in a fear, anger, and conflict; people will definitely take notice. That is exactly what is happening in our society today. All sides are fed from sensationalism that has one major goal in [...]
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