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all the queen's horses

All the Queen’s Horses: A Leadership Lesson from Elizabeth II

I came across a new term in the days following the recent passing of Queen Elizabeth II – “moral authority.” It is used to describe the late Queen’s extraordinary influence during her long reign as British Monarch. She was only ten years old when she became heir to the throne in 1936. Eleven years later […]

Reflections on 9/11

Reflections on 9/11

I won’t soon forget my trip to Ground Zero a month after 9/11. As a former New Yorker, I needed to do this for my own psyche.

Gospel-focused preaching

Gospel-Focused Preaching

Gospel-focused preaching has a two-fold aim: the saving of souls and helping believers better understand and appreciate the gospel.

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The Gospel of Jesus Christ

“The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel” (Mark 1:15). A right understanding of the gospel makes all the difference in how we live out our salvation experience. So what is the nature and core content of the gospel? The goal of this article is to show […]

Ministry - the Baptist Way

Ministry—”the Baptist Way”: Fresh Leadership Insights from an Unlikely Source

Let’s consider some of the lessons that emerge from John’s life and ministry, which, for a play on words, I’m calling “the Baptist way.”

A Coach for Everyone

A Coach for Everyone! Tapping a resource you can’t afford to lead without

The good news is that there’s no shortage of coaches. There’s a coach for everyone! Don’t lead without yours.

Keeping a Sharp Cutting Edge

Keeping a Sharp Cutting Edge

Resolve from now on to consistently keep a sharp cutting edge. And what better time for this new start than at the start of a new year.

Feed My Sheep

Editor’s note: This article has been adapted from the 2021 virtual graduation commencement message for Artios Christian College on August 7.   To the class of 2021: You’ve worked hard. You’ve earned this moment in the spotlight. You are “class unique,” graduating in the midst of a global pandemic! Congratulations! It’s been observed that the […]

Grow Others Spiritually

What it takes to Grow People Spiritually: Reflecting on Dallas Willard’s not so surprising strategy

The best strategy for growing people spiritually is to first grow ourselves. In so doing we model the change we wish to see in them.

Faithful to the Vision

Genesis and Revelation are bookends to God’s big story. Genesis tells us how everything got started; Revelation explains how it will all end. Their similarities and contrasts are intriguing: creation of heaven and earth, creation of new heaven and new earth; a garden, a city; tree of knowledge, tree of life; death pronounced, death destroyed; […]