Who is the Leader Anyway?

Who is the Leader Anyway?

I listen to podcasts all the time. Recently on one of my favorite podcasts, the host made the statement that a church often takes on the passion of its leader. In other words, if the pastor has a passion for prayer, the church becomes a praying church. If the pastor...
Barriers to Leading Change

Barriers to Leading Change

Good leaders understand a necessary part of their job is leading change. They understand the need for change and they have the desire to lead it, but often they face major obstacles in bringing it about. Barriers to change can cause even the best leader a great deal...
Leading Change

Leading Change

Every leader wrestles with leading change. In fact, it is the leader’s job to help an organization grow. Wherever you have growth, you will also have change. Leaders that grow organizations have to be able to lead change. Leading change is a part of every leader’s job...
Does Everything Rise and Fall on Leadership?

Does Everything Rise and Fall on Leadership?

One of my favorite quotes of all time is this, “Everything rises and falls on leadership.” Pastoring a local church for thirty years has made me a believer in that statement. I do however believe another statement is equally as important: “The best leadership...
Become an M-7

Become an M-7

One of the last things Jesus said during His time on earth was to, “Go and make disciples.” Most Christians know this command, and they believe it – they just don’t know what a disciple actually looks like. It is very hard to make a disciple if you don’t know...
Disciple Making in Nashville

Disciple Making in Nashville

Last week I was fortunate enough to be part of the National Discipleship.org Forum in Nashville, Tennessee organized by discipleship.org. Watching nearly two-thousand people gather to learn about disciple making is incredibly encouraging. I know the Lord is saying...