WHAT MAKES A LEADER? (Part 3)

A LEADER HAS INFLUENCE "The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority." -Ken Blanchard I have mentioned on Upward Glory before that during my freshman year of college I was mentored. If you want to read more about how mentorship impacted my life go check out Imagine Your Reality. I remember during one of our meetings... Continue Reading →

WHAT MAKES A LEADER? (Part 2)

A LEADER IS A LIFETIME LEARNER “As long as you live, you learn; as long as you learn, you live.” - Howard Hendricks Learning is a part of living. There is nothing like the moment of enlightenment when you figure out a process or an idea. Even better is when you see an enlightenment moment... Continue Reading →

WHAT MAKES A LEADER? (Part 1)

A LEADER HAS FOLLOWERS UNITED WITH A COMMON GOAL "Followers are more important to leaders than leaders are to followers." — Barbara Kellerman A leader is not a leader unless they have followers united with a common mission. I think the word follower has a loose definition in today's social media age. If we think... Continue Reading →

WHAT MAKES A LEADER? (Intro)

I remember in 6th grade when I first got called into ministry. I went on a trip called Summer in the Son at Kentucky Christian University. When I look back on my first week-long trip away from home, I remember how much I didn't want to go. I was the kid who threw a tantrum to get out... Continue Reading →

A CHALLENGE TO MEN

Less than 1/3 of men in church say they have a friend. 90 million men are not involved in any kind of discipleship. Only 6 million men are involved in discipleship-only 1 out of every 18 men. The typical U.S. Congregation draws an adult crowd that’s 61% female, 39% male. This gender gap shows up... Continue Reading →

GARBAGE TO GLORY

"What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them garbage, that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but which is... Continue Reading →

LESS FEAR. MORE CONFIDENCE.

Have you ever gone through your normal day, your normal routine, and realize that somewhere along the way you lost your confidence? It could've been the demeaning talk of a boss, a coworker talking behind your back, someone forgetting what you said, or someone getting irritated at you because they are having a bad day.... Continue Reading →

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