Tuesday, October 22, 2013

me to we

I believe that one of keys to leading is to move from "me" to "we."  Nothing drives me more crazy then when I hear a leader talking about his church, organization, etc and using the words "I" or "me."  The truth is, no one can accomplish anything great without the help of others.  As leaders, we need to realize that and give away ownership and credit where it is due.  The simplest way to do that is by using the word "WE."

Monday, October 21, 2013

create your future

"The only way to predict the future is to create it." - Mark Batterson

We have been made in the image of God, who is THE CREATOR.  He has been gracious enough to give us the power to create.  This means we have the ability to create a great marriage, an incredible ministry, the list can go on and on.  Why wait for things to fall apart before we do something about it.  Get a picture of things that God would desire to bless and go after them!  What are you currently creating?

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

what do you have?

I think many times we get so focused on what we don't have.  We compare ourselves with others who may have more gifts or resources and therefore do nothing with what we have.  The real question is what do you have and are you doing all that you can with that?  Whether God has given you 5, 2 or 1 talents, you and I will be held accountable from God on what we have been given us.  So whatever you have, use it all for the glory of GOD....and He might just give you more!

Tuesday, October 8, 2013


We won the city softball league our church played in, by going undefeated this year!  This was the first season that we have went undefeated in a pretty tough league.  One thing I have learned about softball is that momentum shifts quickly and a game can be blown open by just one mistake.  But what I have also witnessed is that 2 teams with close to the same talent will be one or lost by the team who can adjust the fastest.  Whether it is positioning ourselves to shutdown their strengths or exploiting their weaknesses.  The team that can adjust quickly and effectively will win.

Life is the same way and we all need to constantly adjust, whether to season of life, marriage, children, work, etc.  In what area of your life do you need to adjust to be more effective?