When you become a parent, your life changes in so many ways by TwentyTwoSix Parenting
As a parent, we understand that time is a precious commodity. We fill our days with important things like work, school, sports, family activities and much more. But, do you ever feel guilt-ridden or shamed at the end of the day for not using the time you had with your children to teach them about God, pray with them or listen to their questions? TwentyTwoSix Parenting has a wonderful gift to help you be more intentional, become more confident and make the most of the time you have with your kids.
When you become a parent, your life changes in so many ways. Your marriage changes. Your priorities change. Suddenly, time becomes the scarcest of resources and the most valuable. That’s why this one simple tip will forever change how you parent.
3 Reasons We Can’t Detach Discipleship from the Bible by Kelly Minter
Have you wondered if your “get-togethers” are moving others closer to Jesus or are they just a fun time? Are you being intentional about discipleship? It’s important to think about these things and to evaluate if you’re really discipling somebody. Kelly Minter talks about three reasons we cant detach the Bible from our discipleship process.
When I think about discipleship, I can’t think about it apart from the Word of God—as wildly obvious as this may sound. The reason I say this is that it’s increasingly natural to get together—whether in formal or informal settings—and say we’re doing discipleship when really we’re just hanging out.
7 Ways Great Team Members Perform On A Team by Ron Edmondson
If you are part of a team in any way then you know when you see an exceptional team member. This is a person that stands out from others. This is somebody that you want to follow and mirror. Have you been able to nail down what it is that makes them stand out? In this blog, Ron Edmondson points out 7 ways great team members perform on a team. These are simple yet very important things to put into practice.
I love team dynamics and organizational structures. I have written many times about what makes a healthy team, my expectations of team members, and elements to build health into your team. But, how does a great team member perform on a team? How do great team members act on the team – what makes them valuable?
12 Words to Transform Your Life by Chris Martin
Words have power. In this post from Chris Martin, we are reminded of the type of words we want to say and have others hear from our mouths. These are simple words that Chris discovered after reading a commentary on the book of James called Be Mature by Warren Wiersbe, who believes these words can transform our lives.
On Monday nights this summer, I hosted middle and high school students from my church at my house for hamburgers, Mario Kart, and a discussion of the book of James. We walked through a chapter of James each week. We read the chapter together, discussed questions or confusions we had about the text, and discovered how the words may affect our lives in the day-to-day.
5 Ways Leaders Can Grow in Self-Awareness by Eric Geiger
There are multiple ways we can grow as leaders. Some of those ways include reading books, taking classes and attending conferences. But, in this post, Eric Geiger points out what you can do to grow in self-awareness to become a better leader than you were yesterday.
Without self-awareness, a leader is stuck. In fact, the biggest hindrance to a leader’s development is not intelligence or work ethic but a lack of self-awareness. While self-awareness helps us understand what areas of leadership need focus and development, knowing ourselves is something we struggle with. We all have blind spots, areas of struggle we are challenged to see in ourselves. So how can leaders grow in self-awareness