Category: Planter Health
7 Practical Tips to Help You Stop Working 7 Days a Week
by Carey Nieuwhof: So you’re busy. Welcome to the club. For too many of us, busy now means working 7 days a week. One leader approached me a while back and said the one thing he knew would change everything for him was to stop working 7 days a week. […]
Sanctification is Possible!
Our speech reveals how we think, feel, and understand the world. Words shape us. But our theology determines our words. In fact, as we speak, our understanding of who God is and how we trust him is made manifest. This is something I have been considering deeply and regularly as […]
Digital Leadership Podcast: What’s Killing Your Leadership? Burnout!
Digital Leadership Podcast: What’s Killing Your Leadership? Burnout! .et_post_meta_wrapper Thanks for Listening! Read the Article Version Below [Adapted from the Transcript] What is it that’s drowning us, as leaders? What is it that’s taking leaders out of the picture when we desperately need good leaders? Last time I talked about […]
7 Early Warning Signs Your Heart Is Growing Hard in Leadership
by Carey Nieuwhof: If you’re like me, the longer you serve in leadership, the more intentional you have to become at keeping your heart open and fully alive. Hardness of heart is a condition that people on the wrong side of God and people develop. Biblically, Pharaoh suffered from it. Israel did on occasion. […]
5 Things About Leadership My 25-Year-Old Self Never Would Have Believed
by Carey Nieuwhof: Oh to know then what you know now. It never works that way, though, does it? This past weekend, I celebrated a birthday. It was a good one. I spent much of the day being grateful, but it also made me realize how much I’ve learned over […]
Has Your Leadership Peaked? Leadership And The Theory of the Ten Year Run.
by Cary Nieuwhof: The last thing you want as a leader is to have your best days behind you. But it happens all the time, long before a leader steps out of leadership. The questions are how does it happen…and, more importantly, what can you do about it? Sadly, you […]
15 Steps to Keeping Life Simple
By Jim Wideman: Life can get wild and ministry can get crazy. When you don’t think things can get any busier, they can and they do. In my life I’ve learned “busy” is a relative term. What one person calls busy is not busy to another. The fact is no […]
7 Ways To Beat Discouragement in Leadership
by Carey Nieuwhof: If you talk to most leaders long enough to get a real answer to ‘So how’s it going?” you will quickly discover that a surprising number of leaders are disheartened. Even discouraged. You know what thousands of leaders facing many different situations have in common? They’re discouraged. Sure, the problems […]
Principles of Spiritual Growth: The Three Catalysts God Uses to Grow Us
by Tim Lafleur: In his book Spiritual Disciplines For The Christian Life, Donald Whitney says that God uses three primary catalysts to grow us: People Circumstances (especially adversity) The Spiritual Disciplines The first two catalysts can help to change us from the outside in; but the spiritual disciplines work to change […]
The Positive Side of Leading Under Pressure
The Positive Side of Leading Under Pressure .et_post_meta_wrapper by Brandon Cox: As I write this, we’re three days from our church’s big Grand Opening at our new location. Our church is seven years old. We’ve met in an office, a hotel, a college campus, two movie theaters, and for the last […]