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Silence the Unhealthy Soundtracks in Your Head

Have you ever had trouble getting a song out of your head? It can easily happen after you’ve heard a few notes from your kids’ favorite Disney movie soundtrack. The same goes for the commercial with the catchy jingle or that overplayed song on the radio. Before you know it, you are humming along and…  Continue Reading »

The Power of a Single Question

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“What’s your greatest temptation?” This question came to mind while praying for someone I was mentoring. Whether this question or another, great questions provide possibilities for awareness, growth and transformation. Specifically around the temptation question, I was convicted that this question is worth personal reflection for all Christ-followers and particularly critical for leaders. Why the…  Continue Reading »

Leveraging Your Limitations

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If only we had more ______________________ then we could ________________________. If we had more funds then we could do more ministry. If we had more volunteers/leaders then we could have greater capacity. If we had more time then we could increase effectiveness. Sooner or later we all face constraints. These constraints are often circumstances beyond…  Continue Reading »

Caring for the Soul of the Leader

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Led More By Jesus In this 25th anniversary article, Ingrid Davis states, “the most important thing we bring to leadership is ourselves” and that “true leadership begins on the inside of a leader.” The beginning of a New Year is an excellent time to reflect on who we are and who we are becoming. [This…  Continue Reading »

Victory Rests With…

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I recently came across one of my old journals.  Here is an excerpt from the last entry: “After Tuesday night’s deflating, confusing and frustrating meeting, I returned home very weary and emotionally fragile. Before heading to bed I looked in on each of the kids. They were sleeping soundly, seemingly without a care in the…  Continue Reading »

What Really Holds You Back?

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Dandelions. These yellow ‘flowers’ populate lawns each spring. Initially, it seems easiest to just run the lawnmower over top of them.  After all, they will disappear…for a day or two. But the dandelions will soon reappear in even greater force. The only way to truly eliminate dandelions is to get to the roots with a…  Continue Reading »