The Saving Grace of Solitude

2019-01-30T16:31:40-08:00By |

Let's face it--the demands of leadership are all too real. At times those demands seem as unrelenting as the pounding waves on the ocean shore. And at times, we all are tempted to toss in the towel. In the candor [...]

Make the Most of Your Meetings

2019-02-21T20:05:56-08:00By |

Meetings. And lots of them! You know what I'm talking about. Meetings are a reality of life and leadership. We've all been in meetings that were engaging, stimulating, and productive. And we've all been in meetings where we whispered under [...]

Leading Through a Senior Pastor Transition

2020-04-10T10:18:09-07:00By |

Nothing jolts a church quite like the resignation of its senior pastor. Shock, disbelief, confusion, disappointment. And that's just the get-go of the attending reactions and emotions. While the inner circle of leadership may see it coming, for the most [...]

Get the Most From Your Sabbatical

2020-04-10T10:18:13-07:00By |

Recently, our church gave my wife and I the gift of an eight week sabbatical. It exceeded my expectations -- by a long shot.My last sabbatical was devoted to writing a dissertation. Thankfully, this one was quite a bit different!While [...]