3 lessons for leadership focus

The next time you take a photo with an actual camera (and not your phone), ponder that automatic and manual button and take inventory of your leadership focus.
  Ben Marshall

I had to resign because I failed to love

Ever heard of someone fired because they failed to love? Gene Appel, Senior Pastor of Eastside Christian Church, challenges biblical leaders toward self-examination.
 

The key to creating a loyal leader

Some of the most powerful acts of leadership happen in the smallest acts of kindness.
  Bethany Macklin

13 questions to discover your management blind spots

If we aren’t equipped to see these blind spots on our own, then how are we supposed to address and work on them?
  Ralph Mayhew

How my weakness became my greatest superpower

Ironically, often what we deem as a weakness is the thing God will choose to use in our lives for His glory.
  Julie Tilman

5 marks of a mature leader

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 handle all of the new challenges and changing seasons of leadership.
  Brandon Cox

How to navigate a tough staff conversation

It’s easy to neglect such vital conversations for several reasons: fear, they’ve gone sour in the past, we don’t know how, etc. But to lead well, we must not avoid those talks.
  Charles Stone

What motivates your servant leadership?

What is your mindset when it comes to servant leadership? Does it look more like the world's definition or a biblical definition?
  Rob Streetman

5 words that say everything

These five words of gratefulness could change the way you approach life and leadership.
  Bob Russell

What does servant leadership look like?

Do you spell it s-e-r-v-i-c-e or serve-us?
  Jim Farrer

Guiding cause-driven Millennials toward Christ-driven leadership

There are two things we can do to lead our cause-driven young adults to Christ-driven leadership for the cause of Christ.
  Bethany Macklin

3 reasons self-awareness makes you a better leader

Servant leadership requires a proper perspective in every situation. It's more than something you do; it's who you are.
  Ben Marshall

Leading open and closed people

When it comes to leading difficult people, who do you continue to invest in and who do you stop spending time and energy on?
  Dave Blundell

The disciplines of disruption

Many great CEOs are also great disruptors. However, Jesus was the greatest disruptor of all time. Christian executives and business leaders would do well to follow the disruptive disciplines of the leader Jesus.
  Ken Gosnell

When discipleship and leadership development become unbalanced

What happens when we emphasize leadership development over developing disciples or focus on discipleship over leadership development?
  James Bruyn

The dangers of echo chamber leadership

We leaders often enjoy the affirmation and adulation of others as we express our ideas, provide direction, and set future courses. Sometimes we enjoy it too much.
  Thom Rainer

Book review: Stronger Than the Struggle

In leadership, if we're not aware what is going on around us, then we won't be able to lead effectively.
  Ben Marshall

How tightly do you grip your agenda?

According to a resident equestrian expert, having a “death grip” on the reins of a horse typically doesn’t result in the best ride. In the workplace, what does that say about our daily agenda?
  Roy Yanke

4 mistakes to consider from biblical leaders in the Old Testament

In every situation, we have the opportunity to focus on God and live by faith.
  James Bruyn

A biblical model for board succession

Whatever causes the transition of board members, do you have a plan in place?
  Joel Westa

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And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ.
Philippians 1:9-10 (ESV)
Jim Farrer

A broadly-trained church consultant, Jim Farrer is the founder of Vital Signs Church Consulting and ...

Ralph Mayhew

Rev. Ralph Mayhew has been leading people for more than 20 years. He is a lead ...