Leading In Turbulent Times

Have you ever been on a flight with a lot of turbulence?  ‘A little bumpy’ doesn’t seem to describe it.  It feels like the bottom drops out, the wind is jerking the plane sideways, and any way it wants. Those thunderous sounds you hear might not be a nearby...

Our Vision For Kids at Multi-Site

Who influenced you as a child? I don’t mean your teenage or even preteen years, I mean as a kindergarten or elementary age kid…who was your favorite person that left some sort of an impact on you? I know I can give you the names of at least three people that...

The Future Belongs to Those Who Keep Learning

The century in which we move and work requires much more of managers and leaders than ever before. It seems cliché but it’s true enough. John P. Klotter, the well-known organizational leader, writes that “the twenty-first-century employee will need to know more about...

A Strategic Discipline

Management guru Peter Drucker has said, “I believe in intuition only if you discipline it. ‘Hunch’ artists, who make a diagnosis but don’t check it out with the facts, are the ones in medicine who kill people, and in management kill businesses.” My question is,...

Our Kids, Living the Mission

As we consider the multi-site future of our church, we have been praying for God to show each of us our part in this unique vision.   We have been talking about this as a family, and it has been interesting to watch as our family processes this prayer. Our kids have...