When the hardest thing about “love thy neighbor” is your neighbor

When the hardest thing about “love thy neighbor” is your neighbor   I often have great ideals. I’m all about being “missional”. Love God, love others. Yes! I want to reach my neighbors, make an impact, be that person in the neighborhood who has an open door and is known for generous hospitality.  But I…

Two Simple Things Everyone Can Do That Will Make a Difference

Two Simple Things Everyone Can Do That Will Make A Difference It’s almost embarrassing to admit, but sometimes in the quest to make a difference and have an impact, I forget the simple things. I get caught up in strategizing, researching, or worrying about what I will say if ________ or do when _______. There’s…

The Complexity of Leading Well in a Globalized World

The Complexity of Leading Well in a Globalized World Living today in the twenty-first century means living in a postmodern, urban, global, and interconnected society. This reality leads to an ever increasing cross-cultural interaction, a diversity of experiences, and collaboration across geographical, political, ethnic, and socio-economic lines. The flattening of the world—including ease of communication, travel,…