We will never reach a point in life where we acheive a state of enlightenment that exempts us from continuing to grow. In fact, as long as there is life in us, there is opportunity and responsibility to continue to grow. In nature, when something stops growing, it begins to decay. I have known individuals … Continue reading Managing Me … Never Stop Learning
In our pursuit to know Christ and make Him known, we are aware that knowing Christ is a life-long process of growth. It takes more than one message/sermon a week to accomplish this. The main responsibility for a person growing in their relationship with Christ lies with them. We are each called to get to know … Continue reading Here’s Why… Charge Up
Fear is a powerful motivator. Fear can cause us to do incredible things that we didn't know were possible; both positively and negatively. Fear can also cause us to shrink back and paralyze us into inaction. Fear often is a negative in our lives and something we usually try to avoid. There is, however, a … Continue reading Healthy Fear (Leadership Essentials)
The leader sets the tone. Ever been around a negative person? It's not much fun. It is tiring and annoying. A negative organization is worse. When an organization or group turns negative, they are on the sliding track downward toward non-existence. Simply put, negative doesn't grow in the long-term. It wears people out and it … Continue reading Positivity (Leadership Essentials)
Some time back I heard Jud Willhite make this comment: "There is a difference between growing church and growing people." I think we lose sight of that sometimes. Well, I have at least. God never called me or anyone else to grow a church. In fact, He clearly said that He will build the church. … Continue reading What are we growing?
It is actually counter-productive to work on some weaknesses.