Christian Living


What Dying to Self Taught Me About Leadership

This is a guest post by Elisa Watson. Elisa is a mother to four smart, funny, kind and amazingly chill boys, and she is the other half to Showit CEO and Owner Todd Watson. She loves good storytelling of all sorts, from books to blogs to television to movies to music, and writing is her favorite way to process all that is hard and wonderful and absurd in life. Learn more at showit.co and elisajoyful.com My husband has asked me to wear less makeup, maybe even none. I don't wear a lot, but my life is very full and I sleep very little and I'm very tired, and I wear makeup ...

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50 Daily Affirmations for Every Christian Leader

Carol Dweck, the world’s leading psychologist, is right: The view you adopt for yourself profoundly affects the way you lead your life. The need for daily affirmations for a leader is much like the need for daily vitamin intake. What is an affirmation? The act of affirming or the state of being affirmed; assertion. Something declared to be true; a positive statement or judgment. There are some things that I do that I “feel” like I do an okay job with – but sometimes to be confident of your talents and abilities, you just need to hear it from ...

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One Conference Every Christian Leader Must Attend

I'm a conference junkie. If I had to choose the BEST leadership conference based on quality, cost, location, ROI, it's, hands down, Catalyst Conference. In fact, I've been attending Catalyst for the last 3 consecutive years, and one of my dreams is to be on a main stage speaker! Conceived as a next-generation leaders conference in 1999 by Andy Stanley, Reggie Joiner, John Maxwell, Lanny Donoho, and several young leaders, Catalyst was created to meet the felt-need that existed within the church leader space; a leadership event that focused on a new generation of ...

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10 Leadership Principles I Learned from Dosan Ahn Chang Ho

In the city of Riverside, California, three statues stand in the heart of downtown. These statues portray Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Dosan Ahn Chang Ho - three men who have sacrificed for ideals larger than themselves. You may recognize the first two. But who on earth is Dosan Ahn Chang Ho? You can't talk about the modern Korean history without mentioning the remarkable feats of Dosan Ahn Chang Ho. Born in 1878 Dosan, his pen name, was a prominent Korean activist who fought for the independence of Japanese occupation of Korea. He died on March ...

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Michael Oh on Connecting Influencers and Ideas for Global Mission

I’m live blogging at the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) Outcomes Conference in Dallas, TX.  The theme of the Outcomes Conference is “Perspectives.” Perspectives are about where we as Christian leaders and organizations have journeyed together these past 40 years, where we are today, and God’s plan for the future. Michael "Young-Suk" Oh is Executive Director/CEO of the Lausanne Movement. Michael is of Korean descent, born in America. Michael received his BA, MS, and PhD degrees at the University of Pennsylvania. He also completed an MDiv at Trinity ...

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3 Ways to Prevent Mission Drift | Peter Greer

I'm live blogging at the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) Outcomes Conference in Dallas, TX.  The theme of the Outcomes Conference is “Perspectives.” Perspectives are about where we as Christian leaders and organizations have journeyed together these past 40 years, where we are today, and God's plan for the future. Peter Greer is President and CEO of HOPE International, a global Christ-centered microenterprise development organization serving throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe. I wrote my eulogy when I turned 40. So, in my talk, I want ...

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Tony Evans on Raising Leaders with Kingdom Perspective

I'm live blogging at the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) Outcomes Conference in Dallas, TX.  The theme of the Outcomes Conference is “Perspectives.” Perspectives are about where we as Christian leaders and organizations have journeyed together these past 40 years, where we are today, and God's plan for the future. Dr. Tony Evans is one of the country’s most respected leaders in evangelical circles. As a pastor, teacher, author and speaker, he serves the body of Christ through his unique ability to communicate complex theological truths through simple, yet ...

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How a Steward Leader Leads During Crisis

I'm live blogging at the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) Outcomes Conference in Dallas, TX.  The theme of the Outcomes Conference is “Perspectives.” Perspectives are about where we as Christian leaders and organizations have journeyed together these past 40 years, where we are today, and God's plan for the future. Scott Rodin leads an organization called The Steward's Journey where it's mission is "to equip and inspire God’s people to be free and joyful stewards of life." Here is a summary of his insightful talk on stewardship leadership in the crucible of ...

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How to Lead in the Crucible of Crisis

I'm live blogging at the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) Outcomes Conference in Dallas, TX.  The theme of the Outcomes Conference is “Perspectives.” Perspectives are about where we as Christian leaders and organizations have journeyed together these past 40 years, where we are today, and God's plan for the future. Michael Lindsay, president of Gordon College, conducted the largest in-person studies on leadership (550 interviews), including a decade of research. Interviews included former presidents Bush, Carter and 80 cabinets in the White House. Michael wanted ...

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[Infographic] How to Find Your Calling In Your 20’s

Share this Image On Your Site <br /> <a href="http://paulsohn.org/quarter-life-calling/"><img class="aligncenter wp-image-7810" src="http://paulsohn.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/infographic-04-3.jpg" alt="infographic-04 (3)" width="780" height="3026" /> </a><br />

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