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Month: January 2010

7 Ways To Know If You Are Losing It!

Saul said to Samuel, “I have sinned, for I have transgressed the commandment of the LORD and your words, because I feared the people and obeyed their voice. 1 Samuel 15:24 (ESV)

Saul lost his kingdom because of the fear brought by the voices of others!

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Don’t be a Moron!

As a leader it is very difficult to keep things in balance, or at least what “feels” like balance. I heard a great man of God say, “the hardest thing you will ever do as a leader is to maintain balance.” I heard that some 20 years ago, and it still resounds as loud as ever with truth. I have heard others say “balance” is a myth, and an oxymoron for a leader. Leaders go from extreme to extreme, and if they hit all the areas frequently enough with some “extremeism” they are balanced, that’s CRAP! Not only is it crap, it’s down-right dangerous!

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How big is too BIG?

How do you like the new Hardee’s breakfast sandwich? Did you see the calories in this artery clogging MONSTER? I know some of you are closet biscuit eaters, and I have the greatest amount of compassion for your compulsion. However, you may need to consider a few things before you order up @ the drive-thru

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1 THING That Can STEAL Your Ministry

I was meditating on a recent mission trip, about…you guessed it, leadership. I began to read and compare Saul & David in the book of 1 Samuel. You probably remember the story. But this is what really stood out to me about leadership. 

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Leaders! You must multiply!

New study shows, that even with facebook, the most people one’s brain can possibly keep up with is… 150 MAX!

Personally, I can’t keep up with that many! But, that’s facebook world, not the real world. In the real world, I have found that number to be closer to… 5! Is that too low? Well, I mean the number of people I can maintain a real, intimate, accountable, meaningful, mutual edifying, regular seeing, regular talking, know what’s going on relationship with, (not counting family). Even 5 is HARD! So here’s the skinny. If you can only affect, in an intimate personal way, 5 people at a time, you better start multiplying some more of “yous.”

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