Five Rocks for a Great Team

I know it is cliché , but I wish to pick up the five smooth stones David took hold of and attach to them real-time meaning for our Bethel Church staff (which, by the way, is the greatest team in the world!). Perhaps taking these rocks and putting them into your bag will be helpful READ MORE

(At least) 7 Keys to a Dynamic Team

There are plenty more, but let’s focus on seven of them—keys to a dynamic team. First, however, it may be good to define “team.” Perhaps by team we mean your family. You are the mother and you have a husband and three kids. Or, maybe by team we mean your, um, team. You are the READ MORE

Selected Books on Leadership (May 2012)

A good friend of mine reached out to me earlier this week asking what resources I have been reading lately on leadership. I get questions like this a lot, and not just about leadership, but issues relating to culture, the spiritual life, theology and so forth. I also get lots of questions about news sources READ MORE

The Power of Partnership

It was from the mouth of the venerable David Gergen that I first heard what has become one of my favorite quotes, which declares that “if you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together.” Let me just say right here that he is exactly right. There is tremendous READ MORE

Things for Which I’m Thankful

Hopefully all of us will pause somewhere along this day’s journey to voice those things for which we are deeply grateful. Of the many things that come to my own mind, I’m compelled to mention a few (these are not necessarily in any particular order). First, I am deeply thankful for my girls–all three of READ MORE