Life For Leaders

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A woman holding up her hands in worship

Responding to the Authority of Jesus: Awe, Worship, and Witness

People responded to Jesus in a wide variety of ways.

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A young child hugging a grandmother

Responding to the Authority of Jesus: Grateful Adoration

In Luke 7 a woman expresses love for Jesus in an extravagant, vulnerable, and even scandalous way.

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A young woman looking up with a questioning expression

Responding to the Authority of Jesus: Asking Questions

We respond to Jesus in different ways. Some reject him outright. Others are quickly drawn to follow him. Still others are intrigued and curious.

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An open Bible and a coffee cup that says "Be still and know that I am God"


I love that the source of peace is God: “the peace of God”.

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The word "Thankful" surrounded by images of fall


Gratitude may give us the grace to grow.

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Dr. MLK Jr. and others during the March on Washington

Resisting a Failure of Heart

Leadership is hard. Actually, what is really hard—we are learning—is leading people in times of uncertainty.

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A man shouting at another man while a group of onlookers film them

The True Test of Leadership

The real test of leadership is not the challenges that we face outside our organizations, but the resistance to the changes necessary to face that challenge inside the organization.

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A colorful sign that says "Welcome"

Responding to the Authority of Jesus: Not Really Welcome Here!

It’s easy for those of us who follow Jesus to welcome him into our lives . . . but only so much.

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Some young women gathered around a table for an outdoor dinner party

Shocking Authority

Jesus had the audacity to proclaim that the woman’s sins were forgiven, speaking with the very authority of God.

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A sign that says Good News is Coming

God’s Authority

When John the Baptist wondered if he was God’s chosen one or not, Jesus pointed to the amazing things he had done.

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A set of rusty tools

Your Labor is Not in Vain

The work we do, the decisions we make, the people we help, the justice we fight for, the hope we preach, the prayers we offer—all those make us more Christlike.

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A sign saying "Don't Give Up" in someone's front yard

It Is Well With My Soul

Christ has defeated sin and death, and his reign of justice will ultimately cover all the world.

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