Being cocky is being arrogant. Confidence is the belief you can rely upon and have a firm trust in God in His abilities and qualities to fulfill His Word. Many will see your faith and say you are cocky or arrogant, but God will not embarrass you when you place your trust in Him. Paul … Continue reading Cocky or Confident?
Leadership: Let Excellence be Your Minimum Standard
Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way. - Booker T. Washington. Servant leadership is service with excellence, and excellence should be your minimum standard. Excellence is an attitude of doing your best for people and making it a habit of your best. Excellence creates a distinction between a good leader and … Continue reading Leadership: Let Excellence be Your Minimum Standard
Leadership: People are More Important than Things
I was nervous. I sat across the table after enjoying a nervous lunch of all-you-can-eat grilled liver and onions at a local steakhouse. I was building up the courage to ask our ministry's major benefactor to finance a laptop. Jim and his wife, Judy, had already given exceedingly to redesign our meeting space and add more equipment to our weekly presentations.
Leadership: A Game of Follow the Leader
Congratulations, leader. You have signed up for a journey of a lifetime called leadership. The ride will consist of ups and downs, pressure and releases, anger and joy, and countless other emotions.
Keep Your Hands on the Table: Building Trust In Your Leadership
Accountability must be at the forefront to lead with clean hands. It is providing answers before being asked.
Leader, Be Bold in Your Generosity
Servant leadership is one of constant giving. A servant leader matures to the place where one learns to give with nothing returned. One must be bold in their generosity, teaching the art of giving love through time, teachings, wisdom, finances, and resources. A servant leader being bold in his or her generosity follows the example … Continue reading Leader, Be Bold in Your Generosity
Breaking Social Media Addiction
Social media is addicting. In fact, at least one social media company has publicly admitted that it was designed to be addicting. Apparently, they’ve done a good job in that quest. Many people suffer from an inability to keep their social media activities within healthy boundaries. Employers complain that employees spend too much time looking … Continue reading Breaking Social Media Addiction
4 Reasons Why You Are (Maybe) Financially Struggling
76% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. It is a lifestyle Karen and I lived for the first 5 years of our marriage. We actually lived from paycheck to on a wing and a prayer. Since I was leading our family in our finances, I irresponsibly lead ourselves in many areas of our financial lives. … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why You Are (Maybe) Financially Struggling
9 Benefits of Knowing Your Life’s Purpose
Do you know your life’s purpose? Most people don’t. In fact, few people have even considered it. Knowing your life’s purpose makes life more exciting and satisfying.
Wednesday’s Word from the Wise: Controlling Your Tongue
My goal is perfection. It makes no sense to strive for anything less. I believe that the Bible challenges me to set perfection as my goal. A goal that is obtained by being in control of my tongue. When I control my tongue, then everything else, my entire nature, falls in line.