Tag Archives: Pastors

12 Minutes A Day That Can Change A Leader’s Life

Are you searching for the missing link or silver bullet that could unlock the creativity or new ideas that could take your organization to higher levels?  Ron Alexander, author of Wise Mind, Open Mind, may have found the answer. Alexander has a therapy and coaching practice that works with creative clients such as Disney.  He asks […]

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20 Quotes That Pastors And Church Leaders Need To Hear From The World’s Most Creative People Part 1

Leadership paradigms are dramatically changing, especially at the church level.  These changes are causing me to look at leadership differently.  Some of the things that are shaping my thoughts come from the June 2011 edition of Fast Company magazine which features their list of the Top 100 Most Creative People In Business.  The following are quotes and leadership principles I […]

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Are Pastors Overpaid?

Are pastors overpaid?  The question is self-explanatory isn’t it.  So let’s jump right into it.  Though I have been on two church staffs, I am not a pastor.   When I attend church, I serve merely as a volunteer and Board member.  Therefore, I have no personal agenda.  I simply have observations that I feel very […]

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I Met Someone Who Truly Knows God

Have you ever met someone who after speaking with them you say, “I know I’m  a Christian and I know they are a Christian.  But I’m nowhere near the Christian they are.  In Heaven, we’re not even living in the same neighborhood!?”  I had an experience like that this week. Recently, I have had several conversations with a […]

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The Top 10 Characteristics Of A Generous Church

Tomorrow I will have the privilege of speaking to over 200 church leaders about the role generosity plays in allowing local bases of ministry to impact, serve, and change their communities.  The Take Out Conference is an event put on by INJOY Stewardship Solutions (where I work) and is designed to help churches “take ministry out” of their […]

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What Sport Clips Teaches Us About Men And Church Attendance

This past weekend it was time for me to get my every 3-4 week haircut.  Due to some scheduling challenges, I could only get it done during a time my regular location was closed.  However, I was driving by Sports Clips and thought I would give it a try. I had been interested in Sports Clips […]

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12 Steps To Becoming A Leadership Genius

Genius is making the complicated simple, not the simple complicated.  If you are like me, my default mode is to always have 7 Steps, 21 Lessons, or 10 Keys to do anything.  There has to be a formula, a method, a system that I can apply.  And if I can apply these techniques, sprinkled in with some love and people […]

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