What’s Holding You Back? Unfounded Fear

What’s Holding You Back? Unfounded Fear

As I asked a circle of friends and co-workers, what’s the thing that holds you back from doing hard things?, the overwhelmingly most common response was: fear. Fear of the unknown. Fear of failure. Fear of getting hurt. Fear of judgment from others. Fear of...
You Are UP to the Task Whether You Feel Like It or Not

You Are UP to the Task Whether You Feel Like It or Not

Deep in the heart of every man I’ve ever met lurks a daunting question that casts a shadow over every major challenge we ever face: Am I up to this? When I went to take the test for my driver’s license… When I enrolled in college… When I bought...
Dump Your Doubt, Take the Risk, and Lead Forward

Dump Your Doubt, Take the Risk, and Lead Forward

Nothing paralyzes good leadership like fear, and nothing fuels good leadership like taking risks in faith. Obviously, we must make decisions wisely, but when we know, it’s time to go. This is coming from a somewhat trigger-shy leader. If you know what a DISC...

Walking In the Confidence of God’s Calling

Ever struggle with confidence? I think it’s widespread among leaders. Even though we’ve experienced some success, have heard affirming messages from others, and believe that God gifts his people for leadership and ministry, we still struggle to actually...

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