Having a Form of Godliness, but…

As I was listening to the panel of four ‘Masters’ (of which only one was a Bible believing Christian), it upset me. And what upset me wasn’t the good that came out of their words and interventions. No. What upset me was what didn’t.  Continue reading Having a Form of Godliness, but…

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How the Mighty Fall

How the Mighty Fall

In a recent and very publicized public fall from grace, Evangelical leader Bill Hybels was accused of sexual misconduct.

Now, for those who don’t know him, Bill Hybels was a giant in Evangelical circles, but also in the field of leadership. Continue reading How the Mighty Fall

The 5 Levels from Survival to Significance

The 5 Levels from Survival to Significance

There are five stages that people who start with nothing have to go through in order to build a life that matters – a life of significance.

Unlike the game of Monopoly where everybody starts with $1,500, not all of us start with the same advantages or opportunities in life. Some of us begin below the bottom rung, while others are blessed with a great beginning, such as having wealthy parents who may provide them with the tools to, at the very least, skip the first step, which is survival. Continue reading The 5 Levels from Survival to Significance

4 Types of People in the World

4 Types of People in the World

King David, who was a skilled and able warrior himself, liked to surround himself with sheepdogs. The Scripture refers to them as ‘David’s mighty men’. They were skilled in the art of war. They were what we call today badasses. Sheepdogs have a tough exterior, and a kind heart. They have the ability to be strong, and yet gentle. They are the men’s men who love God, family, country – in that order. They are also… becoming more rare. Continue reading 4 Types of People in the World

Why Small Businesses Need BIG Leadership

Why Small Businesses Need BIG Leadership

Like me, you’ve probably heard that most (80%) small businesses fail in their first year. According to the Small Business Association (SBA), this isn’t necessarily true. The SBA states that only 30% of new businesses fail during the first two years of being open, 50% during the first five years and 66% during the first 10. The SBA goes on to state that only 25% make it to 15 years or more… Continue reading Why Small Businesses Need BIG Leadership