Leadership Training Begins in the Home by Chap Bettis on Ron Edmonson’s blog
Many leadership principles are first learned and tested in the home through marriage and parenting. Chap sheds light on how this works.
After planting and pastoring a church in New England for the past twenty-five years and watching other well-known leaders rise and fall, I am convinced that a biblical principle is overlooked by many: Leadership training begins in the home.
In 1 Timothy 3:4-5, Paul explicitly connects how a leader shepherds his own household with how he will shepherd God’s household. While some organizational principles can certainly help a church leader, the deepest lessons are learned between a husband and wife and between parents and their children.
5 Ways We Stunt Our Spiritual Growth by Christel Humfrey
Christel shares common pitfalls for women who are looking to grow in their faith, but offers hope to grow in new spiritual disciplines.
I woke up one morning keen to find time for communion with God. But first my kids needed breakfast. One thing led to another, and before I knew it the day was past and I had not spent time in my Bible or prayer.
With a heavy heart, I realized that in the 168 hours that made up my week, I could hardly carve out one hour for communion with God.
Does this sound familiar?
50 Rules for Being a Great Leader on Entrepreneur
This list of 50 rules for being a great leader is a great refresher and there might be a few on the list that surprise you.
Becoming a great leader isn’t something that happens overnight, but it can be achieved through discipline, hard work and a commitment to improvement through experience. Great leaders aren’t born, as some people suggest; instead, they are shaped over time. And, while what makes a “great” leader in one application doesn’t always apply to others, there are some general rules that all great leaders follow.
Christmas is a joyful time but can also be a stressful time with the financial pressure to get everyone on your list the perfect presents. Chuck shares some practical tips to reign in the holiday spending.
First of all, protect yourself from advertising overload. Companies know how to play on our emotions to get us to purchase their products. Rather, pray for legacy-building ideas that don’t require money. Intentionally plan a stress-free holiday that allows you to focus on Christ, the best gift of all.
What do you have? Think about it! Time, talent, and training cannot be underestimated!
Why You Should Read Multiple Books at the Same Time by Daniel Im
I’m an avid reader and enjoy learning about new topics, and Daniel shares the benefits of reading multiple books at once.
I’ve discovered that if I’m not reading, I’m not learning. And if I’m not learning, I’m not growing. And if I’m not growing, I have no right to be leading.
Reading and learning are the gasoline to my car. I’ve discovered that, the more I’m reading and learning, the further I can go in life and the better that I can come up with ideas and strategies to implement and execute them.