It’s been so long since I’ve posted anything new that I honestly forgot about how to log in to wordpress.com on my computer. But it’s time to get back into the swing of things. I’ve chosen to write today because I’m really happy! The latest issue of Worship Leader magazine just arrived in my mailbox … More It’s about time!
Chasing Daylight There are moments in our lives when we are inspired to act and we start looking for incremental approaches. But what’s really necessary is a mind-shift. We need to begin to have a different relationship to the future. Ecclesiastes says everything is meaningless…utterly meaningless…there is nothing new under the sun. Solomon was wrong! … More Global Leadership Summit 2011 – Erwin McManus
Patrick Lencioni (author of “Getting Naked”) Samuel Johnson said “People need to be reminded more than instructed.” Key to humility is understanding the power of vulnerability. Formal definition of vulnerability (from online Websters): 1. capable of being physically or emotionally wounded 2. open to attack or damage 3. liable to increased penalties but entitled to … More Global Leadership Summit 2011 – Patrick Lencioni
John Dickson (Director, Centre for Public Christianity; Author of “Humilitas”) Humilitas Humility is not humiliation. It is not low self-esteem or hiding your talents or achievements. It is the noble choice to forgo your status and use your influence for the good of others before yourself. Humility makes the great greater! 1. Humility is common … More Global Leadership Summit 2011 – John Dickson
Dr. Henry Cloud “This guy…” God has called you to be a steward over a vision. The big leadership question: Are you going to allow “this guy” to stop your vision? Whatever the issue is…non-performance, poisonous attitude, etc. Diagnostic question: What does a person do when the truth comes to them? You cannot deal with … More Global Leadership Summit 2011 – Dr. Henry Cloud
Students First Movie called “Waiting for Superman” tells her story Out of college she signed up for “Teach For America” and ended up teaching her first year in Baltimore. Proficiency scores went from 13% to 90% After 3 years she went to get her Master’s from Harvard. She started working on how to get more … More Global Leadership Summit 2011 – Michelle Rhee
Tough Challenges Are we subtly addicted to the narcotic of success, power, influence, visibility, growth, etc.? James 1:2-4 “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work in you so that you may … More Global Leadership Summit 2011 – Bill Hybels (with Wes Stafford and Moma Maggie Gobran)