With each day to come, I’ll be hearing less and less about the New Year’s resolutions people set. Many of us will be failing forward.
Knowing why we fail and being honest about the reasons is the only way I know to grow and to keep moving forward when we do fall.
Effective leaders make decisions and implement strategies to implement their decision. And with a big decision can also come an epic fail.
Every pastor faces it. Most hate it. You can’t avoid it. People will leave your church. When that happens, what should we do?
In the work of ministry training and making disciples success is difficult to measure: the best disciple-Maker in history invested three years in a group that looked like failures on the very same night he celebrated a “graduation dinner” with them.
The great spiritual writer Watchman Nee observed, “We think in terms of apostolic journeys. God dares to put His greatest ambassadors in chains.” Could it be that your greatest ministry failure isn't an accident? In my book, Finding Favor: God’s Blessings Beyond Health, Wealth and Happiness, I look at nine different ways God “blesses” people…