3 reasons why I should work hard today

While I have never been accused of working smart, I would hate to be guilty of not working hard.
  Phil Wood

10 ways to maximize your time

We all live exceptionally busy days and lives. Anyone who is busy with a career, ministry, home-based business or parenting understands how the day can get away from them.
  Kim Niles

What happens when leaders are fatigued

Whether you’re playing soccer or leading a business, I see the same pattern when it comes to leadership in the face of exhaustion.
  Mike Bonem

Learning to rest well

A.J. Swoboda’s book, Subversive Sabbath, is a textbook on healthy living in the midst of a culture that promotes an unhealthy lifestyle.
  Ben Marshall

Do you have margin for miracles?

Here are two ways to prepare for God to step in; He may show up when you least expect it.
  Wayne Cordeiro

The truth about time management

There’s a hoax being perpetuated that time management is essentially about technique.
  Margaret Marcuson

Discover hidden opportunities

Life happens and what you see depends on your perspective.
  Wayne Cordeiro

What leaders can learn from the Parable of the Talents

I want to take a look at this piece of scripture in a different light. One that leaders can learn how to lead better.
  Joseph Lalonde

Warning signs no leader should ignore

Here are four warning signs every leader should address when they see them.
  Mike Mowery

Taking care of your soul

The past few months, God has instructed my heart to slow down. Here is what I have learned on this journey.
  Kim Niles

Leadership priorities: 5 thoughts on how we can lead better

I am reminded that effective leadership is not in all the responsibilities or tasks we have, but rather in how well we develop the processes needed to accomplish them with excellence.
  Ed Stetzer

Lessons learned from a hedgehog to benefit your ministry

The “Hedgehog Concept” has helped successful organizations define who they are, focus their energies and become more successful. They do this by answering three critical questions.
  Mark Lenz

The one thing we forget about leadership

As I listen to leaders talk about their organizations, there seems to be a shift from an overemphasis on vision to a neglected emphasis on leadership performance.
  Mike Mowery

4 solutions to vision, mission and strategy challenges

What is vision to you? How does it differ from mission and strategy? Does it really matter how you define those terms, as long as you have an overall goal?
  Ryan Sanders

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

How to say “no” and create margin

Saying “no” is hard work. Leaders and business owners are often wired with a “yes” gene.
  Ken Gosnell

Warning: it's time to rest

Stop. No, really. Stop. Slow down and breathe for a second.
  Ben Marshall

6 ways successful leaders practice self-discipline

High achievers usually have one obvious thing in common: personal discipline. Here are six keys ways these self-disciplines will impact your biblical leadership.
  Rick Warren

Understanding God's role for a Millennial leader

Here are three attitudes of Millennial leaders about God’s role in their work.
  Bob Whitesel

Your calendar is ruining your life

Am I missing what God wants for me in this season because I’ve scheduled Him out?
  Jason Tucker

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Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.
Romans 12:2 (NIV)
Ben Marshall

Ben Marshall is a Pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Holland, Michigan. He oversees youth ...

Mike Mack

Smallgroupologist Michael Mack believes life change happens best in groups because he has experienced it ...