Tag Archives: Leadership

Mixed Leadership Metaphors

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Does a school of fish have a leader?  Not really.  How do its members collectively determine the timing and destinations of their movements?  According to Wikipedia, “A recent investigation showed that small groups of fish used consensus decision-making…The fish did this by … Continue reading

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Is “Church Service” a Noun or a Verb Phrase?

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Christians, myself included, regularly use words and phrases like church, service, follower of Jesus Christ, shepherd, humility, community and surrender.  Yet, the words, phrases and values that actually animate our (my) behavior are very different.  I observe, and am challenged by, a disconnect between … Continue reading

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Do you have time for Dr. King?

Originally posted on Connecting Dots…to God:
An excellent use of one hour over this holiday weekend would be to read the full text of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail.  Dr. King wrote the letter in…

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Do we really believe?

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Do you really believe that “…many who are first will be last, and the last first?”  When you are in a position of leadership, do you really believe that the way to become great is to lower yourself to the … Continue reading

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Leadership….please!

There is an important question implicit in every front page news article covering the upcoming national elections.  Who is best qualified to lead our country?  And behind that question is another:  What qualities must that leader possess?  Based on the behavior and coverage of our presidential … Continue reading

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Do you have time for Dr. King?

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An excellent use of one hour over this holiday weekend would be to read the full text of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail.  Dr. King wrote the letter in response to criticism from fellow ministers over the … Continue reading

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