Doubts come with a negative connotation. To doubt something is essentially a lack of trust or certainty in it. How could that ever be a good thing? Here are 2 significant reasons when to doubt.
Buzz words that I heard this past week at the EFCA Challenge Conference 2012 were “leadership development”. I interacted with a few other youth pastors and they spoke of developing leaders, but it always seemed that there was a frustration with the results of that effort and energy.
Every two years the EFCA (Evangelical Free Church of America) gets their students together for an amazing conference. It feels like many camps, conferences, and seminars bring our students to a place where they can experience God, but my hope for this time is that it reenergizes the vision for ministry both in students and [...]
After spending time with students a common question that continues to come up is where do I go and what do I do? These can potentially be paralyzing questions to your life and future. It can cause you to never move into adulthood and cause a perpetual cycle of wondering if you are making the [...]
Gravity + Glue. What are you attracting students with and what are you keeping them with? In establishing a vision for your ministry it is important to understand these two concepts.
Interesting video presenting the opportunity in the media outlets we have, but specifically texting. Students don’t often see the reality that some one, a real person, is on the receiving line of a text. Many students today send very venomous texts to others students; words and phrases they wouldn’t say in person. They also send [...]
Richard Branson, the billionare of Virgin said, If your staff are happy and smiling and enjoying their work, they will perform well. Consequently, the customers will enjoy the experience with your company. If your staff are sad and miserable and not having a good time, the customers will be equally miserable. So, it is a [...]
The NFL draft has just taken place and each team seemed to have a certain philosophy that guided their draft picks. Some strictly went for the best talent on their board regardless of position, others went for heart and work ethic, others picked for positional needs even if injuries or character flaws were evident. How [...]
Have you ever come to the end of the day and felt you didn’t accomplish anything that you intended to, or that your stack of work has gotten even higher than when you started? Time management is an important skill for any leader. Have you ever heard the excuse “I don’t have the time”…or have [...]
Wondering why people are not following your vision? It could be as simple as valuing or de-valuing them. 3 questions to ask yourself of your leadership team: When you see them are you telling them what to do or truly valuing who they are? When they give you feedback that is not what ou want [...]
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- Key Trait of an Effective Leader? Happiness.
- Instead of Saying "I Don’t Have Time," Say "It’s Not a Priority"
- How Leadership Development Ruins the Church.
- Where do I go? 3 Results to avoid in this path to understanding Direction.
- 4 Criteria in Building Your Dream Team.