Is it Possible to Find Balance Between Your Job and Your Personal Life?

Is it Possible to Find Balance Between Your Job and Your Personal Life?

The balance between our work and our personal lives will always be what Andy Stanley calls a “tension to manage.” We need to strive for balance, but we will never fully find it. What we can do, is be as intentional as possible in fighting for this balance. It’s in this daily fight that we can discover how to manage the tension appropriately. Here are three ways we can fight for balance between our work and our personal lives. Fight for balance by giving yourself permission to say... Read More
Looking in the Mirror

Looking in the Mirror

We’ve made it to the end of another year, and this new year brings the opportunity for new beginnings. Before we set goals and resolutions for this next 365 days, let’s take time to look at where we’ve been and what was accomplished over the last 12 months. But wait . . . let’s make this assessment, not about our ministries or churches, but our ourselves. Let’s ask some self-assessing holistic questions. Let’s do a 365-spin, an inside-out look, in the self-assessment mirror and assess our... Read More
Will This Run You in the New Year?

Will This Run You in the New Year?

This year is almost in the books and you, like many others, may be thinking about ways you’ll grow or improve in the New Year. One of the many areas I need to grow includes my morning routine. Studies have shown that a little over half of us are morning people, and the “not morning” people can be grouped by just how late they like to be up. In addition, another survey found that over half of Americans hit the snooze button each morning and spend over 100 days of their life on snooze. I’m not... Read More
21 Questions To Help You Evaluate Yourself

21 Questions To Help You Evaluate Yourself

There’s a shift that happens around this time of year. Maybe it happened for you last week, or maybe it’s beginning to occur to you now: This year is over. Maybe it passed quickly for you, or slowly. Maybe it was filled with great advancements and achievements, or maybe it was pockmarked with disappointments and roadblocks. However this year went for you as a leader, looking back and taking stock of the past 12 months will go a long way in propelling you forward into 2016. Your... Read More