Category: Servant Leadership

  • Have We Forgotten That It’s Not About Us?: Barriers to Kingdom Collaboration Part II

    Have We Forgotten That It’s Not About Us?: Barriers to Kingdom Collaboration Part II

    What then is Apollos? What is Paul? They are servants through whom you believed, and each has the role the Lord has given. I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the growth. So then neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth. Now he who plants and…

  • Humility Critical For Real Change To Happen

    This past Monday I watched our local city-county council get bogged down in petty politics as they debated a proposal to provide legal protections to our neighbors living without homes.  As I watched this, I kept thinking of how important the quality of humility is if we are ever going to see any substantial change…

  • Secure Your Own Mask First

    Recently a friend posted a quote on Facebook from Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Peter Scazzero.  I found the quote so good I decided to check the book out at our local library and read more.  Having been on a journey towards a more emotionally healthy faith over the past nine years (I’m sure I still have…

  • Wise Leadership: Get The Full Story

    There is an interesting story in the history of ancient Israel.  It occurs near the end of the Book of Joshua as the fighting men of the two-and-a-half tribes that had been given land east of the Jordan River are released from their obligation to fight alongside their fellow Israelites that will settle west of…

  • Suring Up Our Weaknesses

    Last night I enjoyed listening on-line as one of my favorite IndyCar drivers, Ed Carpenter, won his third career race in the Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway.  I’m always partial to the smaller teams in IndyCar, especially owner/driver teams like Carpenter’s, and enjoy any chance I have to see them win out over their…