Justifying Your Ministry Needs

You’ve heard the old saying:  “We buy things we don’t need, with money we don’t have, to impress people we don’t like.”  As leaders, if we’re not careful, we will allow this mindset to infiltrate our leadership decision making process.  Sometimes we get all...

Leadership Drift

“Very often the focus of a leader and a congregation determines their destiny.  Too often the focus is on self-preservation rather than living into one’s faith with courage, hope, and desire to be on mission with God.” – Eddie Hammett When God saved us and...

Hope is Not a Strategy

As leaders and as human beings, we all have been guilty of verbalizing our hope regarding certain situations in our lives.  We say things like:  I hope you get to feeling better; I hope she gets the job; I hope they work out their problems; I hope you pass the course;...