The more you have on your plate, the more you need to start your day with a quiet time with God. The more you are giving out, the more you need to start your day by getting refuelled. The more important your work, the more rested and prepared you need to be for it. As I […]
Is it better to be an employee or to be self-employed?
As a child I was always mesmerized by a spot near our home where two rivers came together- it was powerful and beautiful! This is a picture for me of what happens as people learn to incorporate the priorities of Jesus into their lives- each time they do so it is like a new stream […]
Sneak peak at REFUEL book cover!
This week I signed off on the final manuscript of “REFUEL: Strengthen Your Soul, Energize Your Mission”. I am excited about the many lives this book will impact! Click on the link below to get a sneak peak of the book cover!
More news about the release of REFUEL to come!
Many churches and non-profits stumble in the Vision/Strategy process because they are using a template that is too complex. Many leaders give up on having an intentional process because they do not know where to start. Others are wary of adopting a corporate model that may not fit their context. As a result many charities […]
After a certain age there is a shift from ‘automatic’ to ‘manual’ (waistline, family, friendships, ministry, emotional health, etc.)!! Have you noticed this to be the case? I was first introduced to this concept by Wayne Cordiero, author of “Leading on Empty”. This insight explained a lot about what I was seeing in my own life […]
Live can be overwhelming, but millions have found solace in the 23rd Psalm. David had seen it all, yet he remained anchored. Here is what he learned experientially as he learned to trust God through the ups and downs of life. Photo credit: Waiting For The Word / Foter / CC BY “The LORD is […]
Good management matters whether you are running a business, a church or a family! It is a thing of beauty when good people are managed well, and it is a tragedy when good people are not managed well. In StrenghtsFinder 2.0, Tom Rath explains that Gallup’s study of management indicated that “having someone at work who […]
… our studies indicate that people who do have the opportunity to focus on their strengths every day are six times as likely to be engaged in their jobs and more than three times as likely to report having an excellent quality of life in general.
-Tom Rath in StrengthsFinder 2.0
StrenghsFinder 2.0 (New York: Gallup Press, 2007), p. iii