Are you the kind of leader who is serving others? Are you the kind of leader who is being a good example? Are you the kind of leader who has a clear conscience? Are you the kind of leader who has good motives in your heart? Are you the kind of leader who is living… Continue reading Are you being the kind of leader who makes a difference?
As we reflect on the Thursday of Passion Week, we see some key activities including: Peter and John finding the upper room and making preparations for the Passover, Jesus showing his servant heart by washing the disciples feet and how as leaders we need to serve, the Last Supper where the disciples participate in the… Continue reading Does it have to get worse before it gets better? (Day 100 of 2020)
Ever saw these words and wondered if they were positive or negative personality traits? shrewd [SHro͞od] ADJECTIVE shrewd (adjective) · shrewder (comparative adjective) · shrewdest (superlative adjective) 1. having or showing sharp powers of judgment; astute."she was shrewd enough to guess the motive behind his gesture" · "a shrewd career move"synonyms astute · sharp-witted · sharp · acute · intelligent · clever · alert · canny · media-savvy · perceptive · perspicacious · observant · discriminating · sagacious · sage · wise · far-seeing · far-sighted · cunning · artful · crafty · wily · calculating · disingenuous · on the ball · smart · savvy · suss · pawky · heads-up · long-headed · sapient · argute · have all one's wits about oneantonyms: stupid · unwise · ingenuous 2.… Continue reading Are you shrewd? astute? perceptive? clever? What kind of manager are you?
Trusted adviser or good listener? What do you do when you hear about conflicts? What do you do when people's plans don't seem to align? What do you do when they play as friend but you have observed behavior that may make them a foe? What do you do when they try to play ally… Continue reading Friend or Foe? Ally or Adversary?
You can manage without leading but you can't lead without managing. People are looking to you, so how will you choose to live your life? Will you try to manage and control things or will you lead by example and serve all those who are looking to follow you? How do you know what a… Continue reading Managing vs Leading
Consider the impact of leading people to the top and the responsibility you have and had to get them there, the skills, the trials, the perseverance to get there. Consider the impact of leading people off track and leading to their demise and the responsibility you have and had in getting them there, the lies,… Continue reading Do you realize the responsibility that comes with leadership?
Do you have a true north that will stand? Do you have a foundation on which to build? Are you leading rather than managing? Are you macromanaging rather than micromanging? Are you giving people the freedom to run and the guidance to keep them from hitting a wall? Are you sharing your faith with them… Continue reading What kind of leader will you choose to be?
God's got a plan. He has a plan for you. Are you willing to receive it? Are you willing to hear it and follow it? Are you willing to hear it and walk it out? Are you willing to wait upon God in order to get the details you need for today's part of the… Continue reading Will you allow God’s good plan to direct you?
Do you realize He isn't basing it on external appearance? Do you realize that He isn't basing it on how smart you are? Do you realize that He isn't basing it on how strong you are? Ever considered the state of your heart? Ever considered the state of your mind? Ever considered the state of… Continue reading Do you know what God is looking for in a leader?
Not by might. Not by power. Only thru the Spirit of God! I can't do it all on my own. I am not good enough. I am not strong enough. I am now smart enough. But, all things are possible for those who believe. So we need to take what we know and do something… Continue reading How do you do it?
Do you realize that all authority comes from God, and those in positions of authority have been placed there by God? Do you realize that whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves? Do you realize that we are to obey… Continue reading How will you respond to authority?
Do you see what is coming? Are you getting ready? Are you preparing so that you will have a place? Are you preparing so you know where everything goes? Do you have an inventory? Do you have an inventory of the things you have? Do you have an inventory of the things being done? Do… Continue reading Does everything have a place? Do you have a place for everything?
How many times have you been called to serve? How have you been called to serve? Where have you been called to serve? When were you called to serve? What have you been called to serve? Who has called you to serve? Was it to serve your family? Was it to serve your community? Was… Continue reading How have you been called to serve? Did you accept or decline?
The preparation is done. The place is all setup. Now let's get going. Let's get started! Let's do what God has prepared for us to do! Let's do what God has called for us to do! Let's be good stewards, good and faithful servants, and finish strong! Let's be bold and courageous! Let's get started!… Continue reading Let’s get started!
Imagine that someone was kidnapped or taken away and you had the opportunity to save them, would you do it? What if it was going to cost you something? What if it wasn't going to be easy? Would it matter if it was someone close like a family member or a friend? Would it matter… Continue reading How far out of your way are you willing to go for someone in need? Will you celebrate God in the victory?