Leading Well For the Long Haul

  Everybody wants to leave a legacy. But the reality is we can’t control the impact or the length of our legacy. We’re prophets to our own generation (Acts 13:36) who serve God, play our role and are gone. That said, how we live and lead does have an impact on...

Three Keys to Innovation

IT SEEMS THAT EVERY LEADER AND ORGANIZATION WANTS TO BE INNOVATIVE. But innovation in ministry is often misunderstood. It’s far more than just doing something new or novel. It’s doing something new or novel that advances our core mission. Otherwise it’s not a genuine...

The Myth of Endless Growth

I’ve always been told that if a business or church isn’t growing, something must be terribly wrong. After all, healthy things always multiply and grow. But frankly, that’s hogwash. It’s based on idealistic and wishful thinking. It’s a leadership urban legend. And a...