Articles Tagged 'Leader' (Page 2)

Unworthy and Under-qualified

How are we ever going to find anyone to help serve?

Phil Ware shares the first in a series of messages on Nehemiah called "Doing God's Work with Dirty Hands" and focuses on our willingness to be useable and moldable and trusting in the LORD's great power.

The Missing Link

What's lacking when see all this failure in positions of leadership?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that the real missing link in so many great athletes, politicians, and business leaders is integrity and character.

A Prayer about Things We Cannot Change

Sometimes life is not fair with us, so what are we going to do about it?

Rubel Shelly shares an important reality about dealing with the hand we are dealt and living life recognizing that there are many things we cannot change but have to do the best we can with.

Revelation & Transformation in the Wilderness

Can something good come from our time in the wilderness?

Mark Frost continues his series on interim ministry and Israel's time in the wilderness

The Discipline of the Wilderness

So is there anything good that can come from our time of challenge and hardship?

Mark Frost of http://www.interimministrypartners.com shares part two on the journey through the wilderness during the interim and how God is preparing his people for great things.

Hope in the Wilderness

How do we live in the interim?

Mark Frost of http://www.interimministrypartners.com shares part 1 of a 4 part series on the interim season by comparing it to the journey through the wilderness.

Hate Crime or Love Offering?

So what, or who, really put Jesus on the cross?

Phil Ware writes on this day after Palm Sunday about Jesus' ultimate destination in Jerusalem, with the triumphal entry, the conflict with the leaders, and his betrayal, death, and resurrection.

Community and Mission

Looking around can help us find our way forward!

Phil Ware continues the http://interimministrypartners.com team series on a church finding its mission and living it out so it can grow and be vital and make a difference.

Discovering the Character of Your Church: Values & Integrity

How do we handle our values with integrity in the life of our congregation?

Greg Anderson reminds us why values are so important and how we must live out of our values with integrity.

Discovering the Character of Your Church: Personal vs. shared Values

Why can't we just do it the way I see it?

Phil Ware continues the series on values and leadership, especially conflict in the leadership because they cannot discern operational, personal, strategic, theoretical, shared, and other types of values.

That's You Dad!

What a sweet dedication in a book, just wish it were my own!

Russ Lawson writes about finding a book with a special inscription for fathers, dads, that reminds us that changing the world comes at a cost and so we step up to the plate and do what a dad is supposed to do.

Caught between Glory and Grumbling

How in the world did Moses lead in this mess?

Phil Ware continues his series based on The Story and focuses on Moses' leadership and his position as the go between for God in all his glory and the constantly grumbling Israelites!

Bribery, Cursing, and Lying

What do you see around Jesus?

Brian McCutchen reminds us that the Cross is a nasty, hurtful, despicable place where Jesus died.

As Different as...

How important are our differences?

Phil Ware continues his series on Outside the Walls, looking at Nicodemus and the Samaritan woman at the well and reminding us that they are more alike than they are different: both need Jesus and his truth, life, and love.

When You Need Wisdom

With all the crazy stuff going on, how am I supposed to know what to do?

Tom Norvel reminds us as leaders that we are promised wisdom, we just need to pray for it and ask for it genuinely and in faith.

Play to Your Strengths

Use the best of what the Lord has given you to honor him?

Rubel Shelly talks about using your strengths and interests to do your best and honor God.

A Day for Thanks and Prayer

What does freedom mean?

A collection of Scriptures for July 4, Independence Day.

We Exist

See how impoverished kids are becoming world-wide leaders.

Stories about Compassion International's leadership development program.

Remember Who You Are

Have you forgotten the truth?

Ron Rose reminds us of tough times when God's people remembered who and whose they are.

The Heart of Successful Leadership

Where can we find this kind of people today?

Rubel Shelly challenges us to go beyond the facade and charisma of many supposed leaders today and demand more.

Grace?

How can we receive grace and still be so ungracious?

Danny Sims uses a cartoon and touch of humor to remind us that we did not discover grace!

The Greatest Glory

Where does a leader find true and lasting glory?

Phil Ware continues his series of messages on true shepherds in the church and focuses on the subject of a leader's glory -- seeing his or her passion formed in others they have trained.

A Really Inconvenient Truth

What is a shepherd's real goal in leading God's flock?

Phil Ware talks about Nathan's rebuke of David using a shepherding story, the use of shepherd imagery to describe God, and the call of God's leaders to be shepherds to the people of God.

Good News about Tomorrow

There's a wave of truthfulness headed down the pipeline!

Rubel Shelly talks about his medical ethics class and the importance these students put on telling the truth in all situations.

Why Leaders Don't Make Excuses

What, it's my fault?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that the heart of leadership is not making excuses and helping others get the credit when things go right.