Iron Leaders, Please read and reflect on these common struggles for most male leaders. We will look at them with more depth when we reach Solomon in our journey through biblical leaders this year. Friends and Brothers, Paul Phillips Pastor, Christ Community Church www.ironleader.org firstname.lastname@example.org
“You can’t invest effectively in everyone who’s trying to follow you. Jesus had lots of followers. He had 12 disciples.” Read the helpful blog post by Ron Edmonson.
Sometimes videos capture exactly what you want to communicate: This is one of those videos – As you will see it’s not really about Leadership – yet I could spend several weeks focusing on some of the take away lines for what I am trying to accomplish in Iron Leadership. Great Leaders – like Wolves caused a “Trophic Cascade”. Introducing something at top of the food chain which creates change all the way through the food chain, all the way…
“I have the privilege – and it really is a privilege; that’s not just puffery – to interview top Christian leaders (and some who aren’t Christians but are really good at what they do) on a weekly basis alongside Todd Adkins for the 5 Leadership Questions podcast. I learn an incredible amount from getting to ask questions and converse with these people. Even knowing their credentials and accomplishments I am often blown away by their wisdom, practicality, and insight. Here…
Biblical wisdom from John Piper on the 2004 Tsunami. Read here.
Reflections on humility from the “Prince of Preachers.”
Every Christian man is called to get involved in God’s work in some way…Sadly, I have known many Christian men who felt like losers because they were never war heroes, sports stars, or corporate titans. -Richard Phillips The Christian life is not only for the “extraordinary”, but for the “ordinary” as well. Read the full blog here.
“While this phrase sounds very positive and affirming, you will not find “God won’t give you more than you can handle” anywhere within the pages of the Bible. It simply doesn’t exist.” Read the full blog by Aaron Armstrong.
“Real leaders, wrote the novelist David Foster Wallace, are people who ‘help us overcome the limitations of our own individual laziness and selfishness and weakness and fear and get us to do better, harder things than we can get ourselves to do on our own.’” Read the full essay by Nancy F. Koehn.