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About: Dr. Steve Brown

Dr. Steve Brown

I’m an avid student of leadership and lead a Christian organization called Arrow Leadership. We walk alongside Christian leaders in a highly personalized and transformational journey in community over time. Our goal with this blog is to practically resource and encourage discussion with Christian leaders around common leadership challenges. Check back weekly for regular posts from myself, Arrow team members and faculty as well as graduates.

Recent Posts by Dr. Steve Brown

Don’t Miss the Forest for the Trees!

Have you ever missed the proverbial forest for the trees? It’s easy to do. We can get so caught up in the moment, the emotion, the complexity, the idea or the details that we lose the broader perspective of what’s really important. This is a very real hazard in my leadership. As an organizational leader…  Continue Reading »

Reflections on a 100th Birthday

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  L to R – Dr. Carson Pue, Evon Hedley and Dr. Steve Brown I’m just back from attending my first 100th birthday party. It’s not every day someone turns 100, and I sure wasn’t going to miss celebrating this milestone, especially for one of my heroes – Evon Hedley. I first met Evon in…  Continue Reading »

60 Minutes of Year-End Reflection

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Christmas is once again upon us. For many leaders this special season of celebration is prime-time for strategic ministry opportunities, special events and family gatherings. However, somewhere in the midst of all this hustle and bustle, I invite and encourage you to take some time for intentional reflection. Reflection is a critical practice for leaders….  Continue Reading »

A Lesson from the 5th Inning

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It was the 5th inning of Game Four of baseball’s 2015 American League Division Series. My beloved Toronto Blue Jays were up by five runs and the Texas Rangers had two outs. Though the score indicated the Jays were on their way to tying up the series, there was trouble in the air. The Rangers…  Continue Reading »

She’s Not Optional

For several decades Dr. Eddie Gibbs studied veraciously, wrote extensively and taught widely on the Church. A few years ago, Eddie made a brief sidebar comment to a class of the Arrow Leadership Program. I hope I never forget it. In talking about the Church, he said, “She’s not optional.” Those three words are prophetic…  Continue Reading »

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