Are You The Problem?

Are You The Problem?

by Joy Bowen Crickets. I’m not talking about the kind that keeps you up at night when you are out camping in the woods with friends and family. I’m talking about the crickets that sometimes virtually chirp in the deafening silence of team meetings. Maybe you’ve heard them too? Nothing is more uncomfortable, is there? A question is asked. No one answers. (Bueler? . . . Bueler?) The topic dies a quick death and you all move on to the next awkwardly silent moment. If you are the one leading these... Read More
Six H’s Of Self-Evaluation

Six H’s Of Self-Evaluation

Leadership is a privilege but it also has its challenges. If I can be honest with you, of all the challenges I have faced as a ministry leader, without a doubt my biggest challenge is to lead me. What about needing workers? No, it’s leading me. What about leading up or ministry and family balance? Those are important but it’s still leading me. And when you get right to it, I have found that to lead me I have to be intentional. It’s something that doesn’t happen by accident or as a by-product... Read More