Leadership Dream Crushers

If you’re leading people spiritually, you will be opposed.  That’s a simple truth I have to remind myself of often. Every good leader has a Dream—a vision for his or her group, Network, church—but sometimes the Dream feels so opposed that we mistake the opposition for our inadequacies. We hear voices that critique, criticize, and…

Study: Only 14% of Christ’s Body Shares His Heart

The Barna Group recently conducted a study among self-proclaimed American Christians.  The results confirmed a lot of the world’s stereotypes about Christ’s followers. 51% of respondents were Pharisaic in both their attitudes and actions, while only 14% exhibited both attitudes and actions that resembled those of Christ.  This differed with different demographic factors including age,…