Explore Your Mission: Following Jesus


Effective leadership requires compassion. When you are seeking to build healthy relationships, move toward your mission, and hold people accountable for their contributions to the mission, you are often forced to look at the people in a critical light.  When making your judgments and decisions, it is important to remember that the people entrusted to […]

Leaders Who Choose Leaders Blog

As a Christ-centered leader, you have the responsibility of choosing people who have the potential for leadership. You not only have the responsibility for finding the potential in people, but you have the opportunity to develop that potential. You help identify the gifts, strengths, talents, and faith of persons and then assist them in using […]

Christ Centered Leaders Focus on Prayer Transforming Mission

Focus is important for leaders. It is the doorway to memory, perception, learning, reasoning, problem-solving, and decision-making. Without good focus, all aspects of your ability to think and make decisions will suffer. If you can’t focus effectively, you can’t think effectively. Writing for the Harvard Business Review, Donald Goleman, in his article “The Focused Leader” […]

When considering the most fundamental traits of leaders, we usually talk about vision, relationships, communication, character, and even charisma. We seldom consider prayer as a key characteristic, yet prayer is a primary trait of Christ-centered leaders. When we look at Jesus, one of the defining qualities of his leadership was prayer. Whether he was withdrawing […]

As Jesus followers, we talk a lot about love. We talk about loving our neighbors, as well as our enemies. We talk about including strangers, as well as listening to people with whom we disagree. We do a lot of talking, but when do we put love into action? Jesus says that the people in […]