3 Times A Leader Should Announce, “I QUIT!”

“A leader never quits!” From the moment we take our first baby-steps in leadership, this anti-quitting sentiment is drilled into our heads. But an episode that unfolded in my days as executive pastor in a large church jolted me into realizing that this axiom is simply not always true. Sometimes, leaders must have the courage…

Top 10 Most Ministry-Impacting Books

Media Survey Results: Part 1 Wherever Christian leaders gather, it isn’t long before the topic of conversation turns to the question, “So, what are you reading these days?” Leaders don’t ask this to make idle chitchat. Leaders are readers. In addition, leaders value their time as a precious commodity; they want to know that the next…

How Leaders Know When to Cash-in “Change Chips”

Just before you pull the trigger on that change you want to introduce, ask yourself, “Is this worth cashing in my chips?” Leaders know that they possess a certain number of “change chips”. These chips are made up of credibility, respect, authority, good will and other essential intangible ingredients. Leaders carry these chips around in…