The Leadership Pendulum by Garris Elkins

I remember the first time I heard a concept that I knew was a leadership principle. At the time I was in my 20s and studying for the ministry. A wise leader said the Church is like a pendulum – it is constantly swinging back and forth to find a place of balance. As the years have gone by I've come to realize that this pendulum never stops, but continues to swing from side to side as the Church enters and departs different seasons of life and development.I have lived long enough to see the C … [Read more...]

Surrender of the Vision Keeper by Francis Frangipane

(En Español)To walk with God is to walk a path of increasing surrender and trust. Indeed, the time is at hand when the Lord Jesus shall confront our tendencies to control Him. Not only will we know doctrinally that Christ is Lord, but we will also serve Him as Lord.If you find yourself more drawn toward prayer than promotion, more toward humility than hype, you are being prepared by the Lord for the glory of God. What He is working in you is typical of what God is establishing in thousands … [Read more...]

2012: New Leadership, New Boldness and New Provision by Lee Grady

As I have prayed about the coming year, I’ve sensed three clear directives.Some people are terrified of 2012. They worry because the Mayans of ancient Mexico mysteriously ended their 5,126-year-old calendar on Dec. 21, 2012—as if they expected the world to end that day. This silly hypothesis became the basis for several New Age books and a goofy disaster movie, 2012, in which actor John Cusack avoids meteors and earthquakes just in time to get his family aboard the modern version of Noah’s ar … [Read more...]