“God does not measure success in the same way we do. It is often through what appears to be the greatest human failures and tragedies that God is most directly at work bringing about his sovereign purposes for his church and for us.” Rethinking the Successful Church, by Samuel d. Rima, p. 58 Too many … More Too Many Churches Are Pursuing the Wrong Measures of Success
Thinking on Leadership Back in early September, my wife and I were able to get away for a four-day visit with Bill and Bev Bauer in Tennessee. Bill is a retired Civil Engineer and former Vice President of one of the largest engineering firms in the country, Chicago Bridge and Iron or CBI. He is also … More Are You an A or B Leader?
Weekend Links Here they are, the weekend links, this time with some brief annotations. Enjoy. Engaging with Culture and Politics Award-Winning Neurosurgeon Condemned by Major University for Not Believing in Evolution (This is one of those articles, though short, that must be read. Prediction, in 20 years Christians will be so marginalized in the culture … More Annotated Links: Engaging with Culture for the Glory of God
Friday is for Heart Songs The denominational conference just ended. You returned to your church, large or small, having witnessed the parade of speakers and conversations that seemed to always exalt one of three things: bigger churches, bigger personalities, or younger leaders. Now you are back home and wondering if your ministry will ever amount … More The Trap of Judging Glory By Size