Servant Leadership

I find that most Christians long to use their time and talents to advance Christ’s purposes. Their understanding of the path to such service, however, is deeply influenced by the assumptions of our culture. According to popular leadership theory, we must use the majority of our talents in order to be successful. Many believe that … Continue reading Servant Leadership

Real Rest. Really?

Laughter. The sound emanated from the mobile phone speaker, filling my office. This was the eighth phone conversation and the eighth response of incredulous laughter. Though I hadn’t expected it, I knew I had earned this response to my proposal. I was proposing an organization-wide rest and renewal study. I called strategic team-leaders in my … Continue reading Real Rest. Really?

Relationships that Recharge

The frontline of relief for orphaned and vulnerable children, within communities that experience extreme poverty, is often a place where you must actively look for hope. Although there are innumerable stories of transformation that occur, and immeasurable hope can been experienced within those transformations, working in communities where structures of poverty exist can at times … Continue reading Relationships that Recharge