Leadership that Matters Is All About Conviction

Brandon Books, Leadership

Just two quotes that grabbed me, from Al Mohler’s bo The Conviction to Lead: Congregations and Christian institutions need effective leaders who are authentically Christian – whose leadership flows out of their Christian commitment. Wherever Christian leaders serve, in the church or in the secular world, their leadership should be driven by distinctively Christian conviction… If our leaders are not passionately …

The Abiding Church

The Abiding Church: Calling Church Leaders Back to Jesus

Brandon Books

When I first moved back to northwest Arkansas to plant a church, not everyone understood. Even quite a few church leaders wondered why the neighborhood needed another church. But Nate Sweeney embraced us and has encouraged us all along the way. I so appreciate his ministry in northwest Arkansas, and I’m excited about the release of his first bo, The Abiding …

Lid

What Happens When I Fail to Delegate

Brandon Leadership

Always in the back of my mind is this thought, “Don’t be the factor holding back the growth of Grace Hills Church.” I believe in John Maxwell’s Law of the Lid. So if my leadership is sub-par, and I’m supposed to be at the head of the pack, where does that leave other leaders for whom I am responsible? I …

It by Craig Groeschel

If You’re a Pastor or Church Leader, You Must Read IT

Brandon Books, Leadership

It is a really great bo! It is all about “how churches and leaders can get it and keep it.” What is it? Though Craig Groeschel never really defines it, he does offer this clarifying list: It is what God does through a rare combination of these qualities found in his people: – Passion for his presence – A deep craving to reach …

Steven Fogg

You Need to Know Steven Fogg

Brandon Communications, Leadership

I’m reviving an old practice of using Friday’s to point out leaders I believe you should be learning from. Today, I want to point you to Steven Fogg. Steven and I had communicated for a couple of years over the web about design, communication, and even some theology. I finally had the privilege of meeting him face-to-face at a conference …