Maximize Your Time With These Simple Tips

Maximize Your Time With These Simple Tips

Depending on your personality, the word structure may fill you with elation or dread. For the latter, just take the Pirates of the Caribbean approach and consider it a “guideline.” We all know the pressure of being pulled in a million directions on a daily basis. It’s probably not uncommon for you to reach the end of a workday, and ask yourself what you actually accomplished. Sadly, too many of our days pass this way while the workload only seems to increase. But there is an approach you can... Read More
Embracing Curiosity as a Leadership Skill

Embracing Curiosity as a Leadership Skill

“Curiosity is different from intelligence or creativity or even from leadership. Not everyone has those qualities, but everyone can be as curious as they want to be, and it doesn’t matter when you start. Furthermore, your curiosity can help you be smarter and more creative, it can help you be more effective and also help you be a better person.” – Brian Grazer, A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life One of the best and most accessible tools you can use to improve yourself is... Read More
Nehemiah’s Story, Your Calling

Nehemiah’s Story, Your Calling

The work has started, but it’s not yet complete. We’ve come a long way, though, haven’t we? Like Nehemiah, we’ve named the problem. We’ve used our resources and influence to address the problem. We’ve formulated a strategy and are working on the problem. Now it’s time to start being the Church. Remember, when we come together, it makes the enemy nervous.  Diversity in Christ We are the Church regardless of our denominations, political opinions, cultural differences. We’re connected by a... Read More
Nehemiah’s Story, Your Challenge

Nehemiah’s Story, Your Challenge

Can you feel it? The anticipation has been mounting. The excitement has been rising. We’ve been holding our collective breath. Now it’s time to get to work.  Over the last, few weeks, we’ve been using the lens of Nehemiah to see that when we work together, it can change how a generation sees God. (part 1, part 2)  To recap:  Nehemiah named the problem. He leveraged what he had to fix the problem. He went to see the problem for himself.  The Unexpected Solution  Now, he’s solving the... Read More
Nehemiah’s Story, Your Choice

Nehemiah’s Story, Your Choice

What do you do when the world around you is in shambles? That’s the question most of us ask ourselves regularly, and the question Nehemiah must have asked himself as well.  If you recall from last week, we were building on the idea that we can do more together than we can on our own. Despite our differences, the problems in our homes, our churches, our communities, and our world only become solvable when we as the Church work together. But before we start the process of rebuilding, we have to... Read More