Leadership Blog

Practical Ways to Become a Christ-Centered Leader

3 Leadership Principles from Jesus’ Life

Let me set this up for you, and I’ll try to do this quickly, since most of you probably will be skipping this intro anyway, and just skimming down to the bold list below. Hey, I read blogs too, I’m not offended. So, here is the breakdown of the story found in John 13:1–20. Jesus

Leadership Modeling

If there’s anything I’ve learned as the parent of a toddler, it’s that my son Landon imitates almost everything I do. If I’m on my laptop, he’ll grab his and start typing next to me. When we dance, he’ll mimic my (usually awful) dance moves. If I’m playing basketball, he jumps in. When my wife

Stop Doing Millenial Youth Ministry!

The shift has finally happened. It has taken the church and youth ministry 5-10 years to catch up to what the world, marketing, and research has been talking about-Generation Z. This is a marked improvement to the previous turnaround time for the church when it came to Generation X and Millennials.  Thanks, in great part

Following IS Leading

Jesus, in the Gospel of Mark, provides three essential characteristics for those who desire to lead others. His intent is that leaders, must first and foremost, be followers. How so? First, the leader must loyally follow Jesus by surrendering his or her own desires and ambitions and submit to Jesus as a slave (Mk 8:27–38).