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5 Leadership Lessons I Learned from America’s Most Influential Pastor

All of us can learn church leaders, and I've always wanted to learn from the very best. Let me introduce you to Bill Hybels. I consider him America's foremost pastor. His pedigree shows why.  Bill Hybels founded one of the most powerful leadership conferences (a.k.a.,The Global Leadership Summit) now in 530+ cities and 100 countries. He is the senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church, a pioneer in contemporary church strategy and one of America's largest churches with more than 24,000 weekly attendees. He is committed to developing and mentoring leaders worldwide, including those in some of the most difficult, overlooked and under-resourced ...

4 Compelling Illustrations to Share the Gospel to Your Unbelieving Friend

When’s the last time you shared the Good News to your unbeliever friend? Did the outcome of your witnessing exceed your expectations or quickly transpired into an awkward moment? If you are like the majority, you might find yourself closer to the latter.  Articulating our central beliefs as a Christian is so much easier said than done. Coupled with the lack of opportunity to learn the tools and tactics and lack of motivation to share our Christian beliefs have seriously undermined our role as contagious Christians.  God commanded us to “always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you ...

What Popeye Taught Me About Finding My Personal Vision

Popeye the Sailor Man was one of my favorite cartoon characters as I growing up in my early childhood. Not only did I love his sailor accent, but also I admired his unwavering focus to save his significant other Olive Oyl against those trying to threaten her well-being. Before he would exterminate his opponents, he would swallow a can of spinach and his body would transform itself into a hulk-like figure. He would proclaim the phrase, “That’s all I can stands, I can’t stands no more.” (As you can see, Popeye had an incredible command of English) Willow Creek senior pastor and author Bill Hybels writes with pastoral fluency that everyone ...