6 Questions to Ask Before You Change Jobs by Eric Geiger
How do you process new jobs or opportunities that come your way? It is good to stop and answer some critical questions before taking action. Eric provides six critical questions that will give you wisdom in the process.
Leaders, especially ministry leaders, have commonly asked me questions about how to process new jobs/opportunities that come their way. What questions should I ask myself? How do I wrestle with changing jobs?
3 Tips for Reading the Bible with Your Child by Rachel Shaver
As parents the most important role we have is to introduce our children to the Word of God. Here are some helpful tips to get you started.
God’s Word tells us to hide Scripture in our hearts (Psalm 119) and to teach it to our children constantly (Deuteronomy 6). As parents, there is really nothing more valuable for us to do for our kids, is there? Introducing them to God, the Creator; his Son, their Savior; and the Spirit, their Helper through the Truth, his Word, is an honorable job. What’s more exciting than seeing your children grasp the love that God has for them?
Show Me Your Friends and I’ll Show You Your Future by J. D. Greear
No matter who we call friend, they do have an influence on our life. Here is some insight that shows how we can make friend choices that are right for us.
People often ask me what the “secret” to enduring faith is. They want to make it all the way with Jesus, but they’re afraid that something might derail them along the way. When they ask this, I know they’re expecting some spiritual advice—possibly a theological truth or a key spiritual discipline. I’m all for theological truth and spiritual disciplines. But if there is a secret ingredient to enduring faith, it’s this: Your friends are your future you.
Five Leader Lessons in the Midst of Tragedy by Kelly King
We are not immune from experiencing tragedy in our lives. Here are five ways you can lead and minister to others in the midst of unexpected tragedies.
Today marks the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. Like many of you, I remember that morning well. I had just pulled into my church parking lot and was ready for our first day of fall Bible Study. All of those plans changed quickly.
10 Steps to Becoming A Mentor Leader by Tony Dungy
Being a mentor leader means putting the focus on others in order to build value in their lives. Here are 10 factors that go into creating a culture of mentor leaders.
Every year when I was a coach, I would challenge the players to remember that our goal was to be the best team we could be, and that eventually we would need contributions from everyone. We saw the fruit of mentor leadership when we got to the Super Bowl. Nick Harper, our veteran defensive back, got hurt and couldn’t finish a game. Young Kelvin Hayden went in for him and made the game-winning interception. Kelvin was prepared for that moment in part because Nick had spent time with him and helped him to be ready. That’s the kind of chemistry great teams have.