Seeds of Disaster

Sometimes the seeds for leadership disasters are sown at the very beginning of a leader’s tenure. (The following names and places are changed). Rev. Jack, in the market for a new church, found a new pastoring opportunity. Although the church had grown over the...

God Moves…in mission to the poor and marginalized

I really see God moving and working in the local church in the area of mission to the poor and marginalized.  In the congregation where I serve (Sylvania, Ohio) and in several neighboring congregations, God is cultivating a deep compassion for those who are unemployed...

Leadership Intangibles

The other night experienced Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was interviewed. In commenting on his development as a leader on the team, he stated that experience is the best tool for developing the decision-making skills necessary to win. He’s right of...