Christian Leaders, Personal Success is Okay!

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I have spent the last 30 years in pastoral ministry. Something interesting I noticed during that time was many Christians have a hard time talking about professional success.

Many people feel as though they must continually fly under the radar or live in obscurity to please God. This mentality is absurd! Believe God created you with the ability to lead and be successful. He designed you with the ability to lead and be successful. He designed you with talents and skills necessary to accomplish goals and be productive. When we invest in success, we are honoring God by cultivating the gifts and talents we were created with. God has called everyone to work and to work with excellence.

So how do you reconcile with achieving personal success? Here are a few ways to use your personal success in a way that honors God: (more…)

Why Your Spiritual Life is Important for Personal Growth

Spiritual Life

 

When you think about personal and professional success, what first comes to mind?

Is it money? Responsibility? Influence? Growth?

There is nothing wrong with the things I listed above, but there is something even more important that needs to come before we can attain all of those things. It’s a healthy spiritual life. (more…)

How Successful Leaders Handle Transition

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Times of transition are some of the most significant and influential moments in life.

I have seen many leaders go through transition, and I have experienced transition myself. The manner in which we handle moving forward determines our success in the next season.

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I have noticed, however, that successful leaders prepare for transition long before opportunities arise. Your level of preparation will determine whether you’re thriving or simply trying to keep your head above water. I believe there are three ways leaders typically handle transition: (more…)