Entries Categorized as 'Leadership Blog'

Love Your Neighbor As Yourself

Date August 8, 2012

Today I want to make a confession. Today I want to tell you the one command of God I neglect to obey the most. Would you like to hear what it is? “Love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:39) You see, I simply have chosen to ignore my neighbors almost all of my Christian life. […]

God’s 6 Expectations of a Leader Transitioning Into A New Ministry

Date August 1, 2012

“With God nothing will be impossible.” Luke 1:37 (NKJ) Since, “NOTHING will be impossible,” it only stands to reason we need to think “God-sized thoughts!” Leaders are to lead in this area more than any other area! Small thinking has captured the American Church for years. As a result of prayerless leadership, many have shrunk […]

When Lust Ruins Your Life!

Date July 25, 2012

Artwork Credit: positive-parents.org “For I am conscious of my rebellion, and my sin is always before me. Against You—You alone—I have sinned and done this evil in Your sight. So You are right when You pass sentence; You are blameless when You judge.” (Psalm 51:3–4, HCSB)  If you are at all familiar with the stories […]

When Depression Falls On the Child of God – Part 2

Date July 18, 2012

Photo Credit: carroll.edu “Why am I so depressed? Why this turmoil within me?” (Psalm 43:5, HCSB) We return to the anathema subject of depression in the Christian today because the Bible addresses the reality that many suffer from it, even those whose lives are focused on the worship of Almighty God. While some misguided and […]

When Depression Falls On the Child of God

Date July 11, 2012

“Why am I so depressed? Why this turmoil within me?” (Psalm 42:5, HCSB) There seems to be a stigma to those Christ-followers who profess some sort of sadness of soul these days. Critics scorn them with pious platitudes like, “How can you be sad when God is so great?” But such ridicule is more theoretical […]

There Are No Small Pastors!

Date April 30, 2012

We welcome Brandon Cox back today with another insightful article that is sure to encourage and promote servant leadership around the globe! Thanks Brandon for sharing! You can learn more about Brandon at his website.   I just returned from a conference with close to 5,000 attendees, mostly pastors and church planters. The content was […]

Walking by Faith or by Sight?

Date April 23, 2012

As you may know, Melodee and I are leading a tour of Israel in February of 2013. (That’s 10 months from now.) Here’s the link for details: http://eaglesinleadership.org/israel-trip-2013/ As I have been inviting people, a most curious pattern has occurred that recently I took notice of. Let me explain. My initiation goes like this: “Would […]

The Christian Celebrity Cult as False Witness

Date April 9, 2012

Editor’s Note: We welcome our friend Alan Hirsch today. Writing on a most poignant issue today for the Christian leader, Alan has agreed to share this “gem” with us. It will included in his foreword to Lance Ford’s new book Unleader. Thanks for sharing Alan!     I must admit to been increasingly concerned with […]

Why [Your] Church Is In Jeopardy

Date April 2, 2012

Editor’s Note: Our good friend, Brandon Cox, is planting Grace Hills Church in Northwest Arkansas. As he does, his passion flows into his people and reveals his desire to stay focused on the mission of Jesus. Enjoy this reprint of his recent post, used with Brandon’s permission. You can check out Brandon Cox and his […]

Do Not Fear! Complete the Mission!

Date March 26, 2012

Photo Credit: baptisttwentyone.com   So many times we fail to tell others about the amazing lovingkindness of the Lord for fear! This week, as we have been reading through the Bible, we came across Gideon in Judges 6. He was commissioned by the Lord to remove the oppression tyranny of the Midianites from Israel. But […]