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Hungry for God

Recently I had the privilege of writing the foreword to Brian Sauder’s new book on fasting, “Hungry for God.” I have known Brian Sauder for more than forty years and have been privileged to walk alongside him in various areas of leadership. Brian writes this book on fasting from a position of spiritual authority because [...]

By |2019-11-11T14:22:01-05:00November 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our God is faithful!

This week so many of my friends are going through a really difficult time. If you are experiencing a tough time right now, here is a promise for you to cling to: “Everyone has heard about your obedience, so I rejoice because of you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and [...]

By |2019-11-01T15:34:51-05:00November 1st, 2019|Christian Living, Leadership|0 Comments

You are not a failure!

My 7th grade teacher humiliated me in front of my classmates. I felt like a failure. But I found there is a huge difference between failing and being a failure. I determined in my heart that day that I am not a failure, regardless of what my teacher told me. It was a defining moment [...]

By |2019-10-18T15:13:26-05:00October 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ducks, Fish and Eagles

Ducks do what ducks do, fish do what fish do, and eagles do what eagles do. If we try to make a duck do an eagles’ job, it never works. As a leader, our responsibility is to help ducks become better ducks and help eagles become better eagles. Let’s encourage the individuals that God has [...]

By |2019-10-10T11:48:48-05:00October 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality

“The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between the two, the leader must become a servant...” says Max De Pree. Amazing advice. And God honored the men of Issachar calling them “men who understood the times who knew what Israel should do.“ (I Chron. [...]

By |2019-09-05T15:09:44-05:00September 5th, 2019|Christian Living, Leadership, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Communicate, communicate, communicate

People naturally resist what they don’t understand. It makes communication one of the most important aspects of leadership. And it can be difficult since people receive communication in different ways. So find their communication preference, and honor them by using it. And remember, how we say something is often as important, if not more important, [...]

By |2019-07-26T13:17:34-05:00July 26th, 2019|Christian Living, Leadership, Uncategorized|0 Comments