Fingerprints

My Encouraging Word to you today will be short, sweet, and to the point.  Here it is:  While preparing a lesson for the leadership mentoring groups I lead, I ran across a quote from General Mark Welsh III.  He said, “The only ‘fingerprints’ that last are the ones you...

Boundaries

I was teaching a lesson recently for the leadership mentoring groups I facilitate about the importance of “boundaries.” I used a jigsaw puzzle for an object lesson.  I literally dumped a thousand piece puzzle on the table and instructed them to do the best they could...

What Really Matters

I ran across a quote in a book I am reading by Will Mancini, entitled:  Church Unique: How Missional Leaders Cast Vision, Capture Culture, And Create Movement, which says, “You won’t do ministry that matters until you define what matters.”  In my opinion, that could...