DLP #006: 5 Ways Leaders See the World Differently

DLP #006: 5 Ways Leaders See the World Differently

Most of us fear the world around us, assuming it’s full of landmines and threats. But leaders see the world as being full of opportunities and ready to be explored and experienced. Which worldview is yours? Let’s think bigger and better about our...
DLP #001: What’s Killing Your Leadership? Identity Issues!

DLP #001: What’s Killing Your Leadership? Identity Issues!

Thanks for Listening! Help out by subscribing and leaving a review in iTunes. Share this show using the buttons in the player above. Read the Article Version Below [Adapted from the Transcript] Leaders are suffering! More than ever before, we’re watching as...
5 Marks of a Mature Leader

5 Marks of a Mature Leader

Your body’s physical maturity typically peaks in early adulthood, but your spiritual maturity will keep growing even into eternity. If you serve in any leadership capacity for very long, you’re going to have to grow in maturity over time to be able to...
Great Leaders Are Great Listeners

Great Leaders Are Great Listeners

What qualities does a great leader possess? Talent? Charisma? Confidence? Typically, great leaders are smart. They’re good connectors. They’re good decision makers and, even more importantly, decision managers. In most of our thinking about great...
The Internal Battles of Even the Best Pastors

The Internal Battles of Even the Best Pastors

Truth: Your Pastor is weak. He’s flesh. He’s human, frail, and doesn’t always have it all together. He may be faithful to God and thereby filled with the Holy Spirit, but there’s always a secret side to him. He will probably never mention it in...

Leadership that Matters Is All About Conviction

Just two quotes that grabbed me, from Al Mohler’s book 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...
The Abiding Church: Calling Church Leaders Back to Jesus

The Abiding Church: Calling Church Leaders Back to Jesus

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...
What Happens When I Fail to Delegate

What Happens When I Fail to Delegate

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

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

It is a really great book! 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...

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