The Storms of Leadership

The Storms of Leadership

Have you ever just wanted to quit? Have you ever felt like the tide was never going to pull back? Have you ever looked around at your circumstances and just wanted to throw in the towel? I know that I have on more occasions that I care to admit. While this might seem...
Leading to the Brim

Leading to the Brim

When I was nineteen, I was on a missions trip to Venezuela for one month. Through a series of unfortunate events (also known as the sovereignty of God), I was enlisted as the interpreter and translator for about three weeks of our trip. While I had taken four years of...
The Advocacy of Leadership

The Advocacy of Leadership

Several years ago, I found myself unemployed as a father of five and looking at the daunting prospect of my church experience not translating well on resumes to more secular job opportunities. However, a friend of mine heard about a job opening at Joni and Friends,...
Leadership Begins with Trust

Leadership Begins with Trust

Trust is a foundational principle of leadership. It must exist in both directions between leaders and followers for the greatest level of influence to exist. Leadership is often described as influence and it is rather challenging to influence people without trust....