Growth by Subtraction

Growth by Subtraction

Growth often starts with subtraction. When a leader sets a fresh direction/strategy for an organization or enlarges the building to accommodate growth, it’s almost always accompanied by a few people leaving. It throws some leaders into a panic: “How can anyone not be...
What if You Never Existed?

What if You Never Existed?

There’s a new movie releasing soon called Yesterday. The premise is a world where the Beatles never existed. It got me to thinking about this question: Can you imagine a world where pastors never existed? Check out this post on our ExPastors.com blog where I explore...
How a Relationship Goes Bad

How a Relationship Goes Bad

We’ve all experienced it. A relationship shows great promise. But somewhere it makes a wrong turn and goes south. We anticipated so many good things, but later found the relationship marked by misunderstanding and disappointment.   King David spoke of...
Caught in the Cross Hairs

Caught in the Cross Hairs

Crossbow and gun enthusiasts use a sight to lock in on the center of a target. Where one hair (or line) crosses another, the center of that union is referred to as ‘the cross hairs.’ Literally, this center point is under fire.  Have you ever felt overwhelmed by life,...