Leadership Wisdom – Becoming Peacemakers
How can the church, which is composed of people from “every tribe and tongue and people and nation,” behave differently?Read Article
Leadership Wisdom – Who You See is Who You’ll Be
What does it mean that the pure in heart will “see God”?Read Article
Leadership Wisdom – Breaking the Cycle
Legitimate moral outrage is easy to foster and enflame. Acting with mercy in light of a world full of injustice is infinitely harder.Read Article
Leadership Wisdom – Hunger and Thirst
Our longing for right relationships (“righteousness”) is fulfilled in the practices of our lives, much like our physical hunger and thirst are fulfilled by eating and drinking.Read Article
Leadership Wisdom – The Dominion of the Meek
Jesus challenges us to a steely commitment to his way of life that is matched with a gentleness in the way we relate to others.Read Article
Leadership Wisdom – Mourning and Restoring What Was Lost
Those who mourn the great loss of humanity’s original potential are promised comfort of several kinds.Read Article
Leadership Wisdom – Vulnerability and Trust
In Jesus’ remarkably vivid description, becoming fully human requires that we acknowledge and embrace our essential poverty of spirit.Read Article
Leadership Wisdom – Resetting Our Expectations
Jesus’ Beatitudes attempt to correct our view of God’s expectations for us as human beings.Read Article
Leadership Wisdom – Who is This Jesus?
Jesus helps us see what that looks like lived out in real life in the middle of broken human communities and a fractured world.Read Article
Leadership Wisdom – All Leaders are Teachers
Jesus sits on a hillside with a group of his disciples talking about a new way of being human.Read Article
Leadership Temptations: What Price Are You Willing To Pay?
Jesus willingly pays the highest price possible.Read Article
Leadership Temptations: How Will You Lead?
In our passion to do good in the world, it’s easy for the tempter to distract us by focusing on the ends of our work in order to justify unjustifiable means.Read Article
Leadership Temptations: What Does Success Look Like?
It’s easy to focus on spectacular progress and dramatic results.Read Article
Leadership Temptations: Whom Do You Trust?
Learning to trust God unreservedly is the first task (and test) of leadership.Read Article
Investing, Not Exploiting
Every choice we make to spend money is a way of investing in systems and goods and communities.Read Article