9 Negative Attitudes About Change

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9 Negative Attitudes About Change Change is not always easy. In fact, negative attitudes can evolve easily when changes start taking place. What are the attitudes for change in your organization? Winston Churchill once said, “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.”  If this is so, why do so many […]

The Promise and Peril of Conflict

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Peril of Conflict A compelling example of leaders turning conflict into opportunity for structural and cultural change is found in the first seven verses of Acts 6. The idyllic description of the first Christian community (Acts 2:42-47 and Acts 4:32-37) is soon marred by incidents of deception (Acts 5:1-11) and internal conflicts (Acts 6:1-7). While […]

Your Spiritual DNA, Part 2: Your Unique Personality

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Second in a 5-part series that outlines the components making up your spiritual DNA Just as your cellular DNA provides a means of physical identification, your spiritual DNA distinguishes your inward identity. It’s made up of four components: your personality, your spiritual gifts, your passions, and your story. Your personality, the first of these, is […]

A Leader’s Blindspots

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Administrative success hinges on our capacity to identify, understand, and eliminate professional blindspots. This requires SIGHT, an acronym that describes how to form a productive communication partnership with coworkers through Searching, Interaction, Goodwill, Hearing and Targeting. How would your closest coworkers (those who know you best) respond to the questions below about your administrative style […]

Forgiveness Great Quotes

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How do you deal with forgiveness? Are you willing to forgive those who have treated you in a bad way? Do you carry your anger around when someone has done you wrong? Forgiveness is a powerful tool that can help us in many ways. Here are some great quotes about forgiveness! Forgiveness Great Quotes Video […]

How a Church Might Be Renewed?

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In the average life cycle of churches, there is birth, growth, development and, in time, death. Many churches begin to plateau and/or show decline around their 25th to 35th year of their existence. There are exceptions with churches located in areas experiencing population growth. Although it is true, at times I tire at hearing that […]