Friday Stream of Consciousness – 135

Featuring a Fainting Couch, FIFA, and Fondue

stream of consciousness

Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: Some of us really need to get over being offended about everything, every day, every hour. I think society might be better off if we strived not only to avoid offending one another…but we strived not to be offendable. Who knows—we might get somewhere and be a much […]

Strengths-Oriented Leadership, pt. 1 – Church Strengths

I had a major breakthrough in my journey as a leader about five years ago when I heard Marcus Buckingham talk about the strengths-based leadership. I was a big Natural Church Development methodology fan (and still am)–which focuses primarily on fixing the weakest areas of ministry among core competencies. The StrengthsFinder people took a different […]