The Character of Leadership

The Character of Leadership

As well as that approach is received, inevitably the discussion does come back to “how?”.  Leaders are people of action and after learning WHY they do what they do, they struggle until they understand WHAT they are supposed to do. While I do feel that the WHY drives the WHAT, lists are easy to follow and provide actionable steps. Unfortunately I don’t think my answer to “what should I do as a leader?” is always very satisfactory. My answer?

Don’t do leadership. Be a Leader!

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10 Ways To Develop Patience

10 Ways To Develop Patience

We will never accomplish anything of lasting value, and definitely not eternal value, if we do not develop patient, steadfast, endurance. The problem? We are living in a world and at a time when instant gratification is king! Long-term projects are avoided along with discomfort, hardship and disappointment. But for those that really do want to run the race God has set before us, we must move against the norm of our day and become patient people. 

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In Every Thing Give Thanks

In Every Thing Give Thanks

It is our position before God, not our ever-changing environment, that should cause us to live a life of confident thanksgiving. This simple shift in perspective will change the way that you view every circumstance, relationship, difficulty, or blessing and will keep you focused on the work that God wants to do in you and through you.

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Lessons for our Kids in Troubled Times

Lessons for our Kids in Troubled Times

While the process of teaching our kids is an ongoing process, there are 7 areas right now that I am encouraging mine to focus. By the way, this is not just for kids. This is a good list for anyone trying to cut through the noise and confusion while living out their God-given purpose.

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