4 Types of People Leaders Must Not Listen To by Eric Geiger
In our society today, advice is given out at every turn. But how do we know the types of people we should listen to? Eric sheds light on some people we should NOT listen to:
Wise leaders listen to wise people. Because the people we listen to impact our decisions, our attitudes, and our perceptions, it is critical that we listen to the right people. A leader who listens to the wrong people is just as foolish as a leader who doesn’t listen at all.
7 Steps to Take Before You Quit Your Job by Michael Hyatt
How you leave your job communicates a lot about you. Michael shares these tips to ensure you’re making wise moves:
Face it. You will eventually quit your job. It may be this year. It may be next. It may be ten years from now. But it’s inevitable. It’s only a matter of time. The only real question is: How do you pivot (professionally) without burning your bridges?
How Resources Changed My Mind by Ed Stetzer
In my experience, resources are what often motivate an individual to go out into his or her community with the gospel. Resources inspire people today and grow a legacy for tomorrow. Resources aren’t a substitute for people, but resources help us reach and serve people.
Don’t let pride keep you from asking what God has done elsewhere and if someone there might have already created the resource you need.
Keep focused on the goal—the gospel and the mission—but be willing to find and use the best tool that will help you get there.
3 Pieces of Marriage Advice from Spurgeon’s Mother in Law by Christian George
Are you married to someone in the ministry? These pieces of advice from Charles Spurgeon’s mother in law are wise and worth a read.
Susannah’s mother gently “tried to soothe [her] ruffled spirit” and offered some motherly advice about marriage:
“[My mother] wisely reasoned that my chosen husband was no ordinary man, that his whole life was absolutely dedicated to God and His service, and that I must never, never hinder him by trying to put myself first in his heart.”
Mrs. Thompson’s advice is worthy of reflection for anyone marrying into ministry
How My Special-Needs Sister Teaches Me to Trust God’s Heart by Allyson Todd
We learn lessons about God from every person we have a relationship with, and Allyson beautiful shares what she’s learned about God from her sister who has Down’s Syndrome.
When there is life within a human, there is the Image of God. This alone should be enough to push past the visual differences we see in people and welcome them without hesitation into our lives.
Amanda has taught me what a blessing it is to welcome those who are societally outcast into my life and she has been an example of this boundless love that sees nothing but humanity in others.
She has taught me what love really is.