Embracing Trials and Pain as a Precious Gift
This past Tuesday in a staff meeting, I shared a leadership lesson from John Maxwell’s 15 Laws of Personal Growth. The “Law of ...
How Are Your New Year’s Goals?
It has been about seven weeks since we began 2013. Many of us entered this year with dreams, desires, and hopes to accomplish something ...
Image of Self / Identity in Christ
I have read 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth by John Maxwell. Mike, my friend and accountability partner, and I are processing it together ...
Wisdom in Leadership
Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one,
Have ofttimes no connection. Knowledge dwells
In heads replete with thoughts of other men:
Preparing a Personal Growth Plan for 2013
As you look toward 2013 know two things about your time:
1) Control your calendar or someone else will.
2) Control your schedule ...
Managing Grief Over the Holidays
The first holiday was easier in some ways and more difficult in others. Since her loss was November 12, I had Thanksgiving and Christmas ...
One Word That Kills Success
Jennifer Reed wrote this:
Can there be a more insidious word? ‘Later’, as in “I’ll do it later.” Or, “Later, I’ll have ...
6 Questions for Leaders: Choosing Friends Wisely
Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase, ‘be friendly to all, be friends with a few.’ We are to love all and be friendly toward all however ...
Special Thanks to the Florida Baptist Witness and James Smith
The Florida Baptist Witness recently published an interview that we shared about my new book. The article is available to view here: gofbw.com
A Story From Our Church Family
Last week, two members of our church family experienced a heart-wrenching loss. A wife lost her husband and a 15 year-old young man ...