In these uncertain times, God is with us. With the release of preliminary reports regarding sexual abuse by international apologist, Ravi Zacharias, it is hard to recognize God's peace.
When I faced off with my mission's leadership, I needed a friend. Sam was there all along preparing me for the stand I needed to take.
Reading the early part of Paul's letter to Titus is at once like sitting at a brightly lit sidewalk cafe with a freshly brewed coffee in hand and curled up in a corner in depression. We need these kinds of leaders.
How difficult is it for Christian leaders to end well? I will try not to be too cynical. Many years ago, I attended a young adults retreat. The speaker shared with the ragtag group of college students gathered at Fort Huachuka army base that the odds are against finishing well as Christians. I don't remember … Continue reading Good Leadership Gone Bad
In the church we seem to have low standards for giving leadership and high standards for removal from that leadership.
A fundamental character trait of good leaders is humility. However, the church continues to create more James MacDonalds, James Bakkers, Mark Driscolls, Bill Hybels, Jerry Falwell Jrs....etc.
Helpful to anyone considering any type of meaningful engagement in a cross-cultural setting.
What should be second nature to Christian organizations has, in some ways, been purloined by business leadership. Teamwork.
God's communication through His creation can be extraordinarily helpful as we minister to survivors of abuse.
Despite the crazy dad, Dave Marks' thoughts are helpful for understanding the toxic work environment...or really, any conflict.