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The Type Of Elder You Don’t Want At Your Church And 9 More Most Read Leadership Posts Of April 2017


We often overrate the big moment or event.  Conversely, we underestimate daily consistency and faithfulness.  ESPN’s Louis Riddick recently said, “It’s always about consistency.  Consistency of effort.  Consistency of preparation.  Consistency of love for the game.”  I largely attribute consistency for this site’s success and its rapidly growing community of leaders. April was the 7th most successful […]

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Who And What Is Leadership About?

King Solomon famously wrote, “Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.” (Proverbs 16:18)  What he was saying is first comes pride, then comes destruction.  First comes a haughty spirit, then the fall. As a leader, it is not about you and what you want.  It is about what your people and […]

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This Is What Leadership Is All About

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What is leadership about?  Is it about tasks and assignments?  Is it about titles, privilege or influence?  What about vision casting?  Of course you can’t mention leadership without talking about courage and making hard decisions?  Is it about personality and charisma?  And then leaders are always finding solutions to the obstacles people face. Well, these […]

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How To Gain Influence With Pastors And Leaders


It seems everyone wants something from pastors and leaders.  They want their time.  They want their attention.  They want resources.  Many want their influence to address their favorite cause or issue.  A pastor once said to me, “Brian, everyone has a nail and they view me as the hammer.  Everyday they put their nail in […]

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