Three Benefits of Discipleship by Trillia Newbell
Our world conditions us to be independent and self-reliant, but the truth is we need each other in the body of Christ. Trillia teaches three unique benefits of discipleship.
What happens when you get a group of women in a room to discuss life and the gospel?
Talking. Lots of talking. And questions. More questions than you can imagine. Why? Because we need each other, and sometimes life can be confusing and include insurmountable circumstances. During my time in settings like this, I’m reminded of the importance of discipleship.
Lack of resources often means smaller companies must fiercely protect their brands and execute strategy efficiently, something larger organizations would do well to model.
Business strategy is broken. More than 50 percent of senior executives don’t believe they have a winning strategy according to research from PwC’s Strategy&, the firm’s strategy consulting business. Running a large organization today can be daunting – facing new competitive threats, trying to make quarterly targets and struggling to differentiate in the market. It’s not that companies don’t have strategies; most do. It’s that they struggle to execute against them, an all-too-common challenge many refer to as the strategy to execution gap.
7 Hidden Costs of Attempting to Eliminate Risk by Ron Edmondson
Risk drives innovation, change, and opportunity. When a company tries to eliminate risk completely, it often backfires.
Every leader I know attempts to limit a certain amount of risk when making decisions or leading change. We should attempt to have good systems, adequate resources, and even contingency or emergency plans. We don’t want to jeopardize the organization – ultimately the people – we are trying to lead.
How to Make the Best of It So You Don’t Experience the Worst of It by Jennifer Rothschild
You may not be able to control the difficult circumstances facing your company, family, or personal life, but you can choose your response. Jennifer discusses Biblical ways to trust God and cling to faith in challenging times to “spiritually redeem” the situation.
Sometimes when hard things come into our lives, they take the best from us. Long lasting trials can drain us and wear us out. Our initial energy and faith gets slowly depleted until we find ourselves flat, hopeless and defeated. All that I can! attitude gets replaced with I can’t and I don’t want to apathy.
10 Ways Pastors Can Be Great Bosses by Thom Rainer
“There is no other person I would rather work for.”
“I enjoy my work and ministry so much, and the biggest reason is I serve under an incredible pastor.”
“My pastor rocks.”
Those are some of the laudatory comments we heard from church staff persons who serve under excellent pastors. In my previous post, I shared the top ten ways pastors can be bad bosses. In this article, I look at the positive perspective.