Subscribe
Search
Search by category

Categories

Search
Search by category
February 7, 2022
LEARN TO SEE, NOT JUST SCAN

Purpose-driven leaders with laser-beam focus. There’s something to be said for that. But are we so fixated on our goals that we look right past other key things around us? I sometimes do. On my quest to savor summer by watching a sunrise each week, I slipped out of bed at 5:30 last Tuesday. With […]

Read More
January 31, 2022
HOW TO HAVE HARD CONVERSATIONS

If you’re a typical leader, hard conversations come with the territory. When human beings with their unique personalities and perspectives work side-by-side – sparks can fly. Let’s unpack the dynamics and look for ways to keep conversations productive, not explosive. Hard conversations usually follow disagreements, which often stem from different viewpoints. Let’s use the tale […]

Read More
December 20, 2021
BUILD THE KINGDOM

When a seasoned leader urged me to join hands with other ministries years ago, I thought she was nuts. I barely had enough time to keep our own ministry afloat much less reach out to others. But God has a way of squaring these tensions – the reality of time constraints and His heart for […]

Read More
November 29, 2021
EMBRACE THE WEAK SIDE OF YOUR STRENGTH

It’s natural for leaders to let their strengths shine. And there’s nothing wrong with wanting God-given gifts to flourish for the sake of the Lord and His kingdom. It’s also natural to want to hide weaknesses. But God urges us to embrace them so His power can be seen. During a recent community-building time, our […]

Read More
September 29, 2021
AN UPDATE FROM LISA

I’ve been reading John 13-17 for the past few weeks, and here’s an amazing truth the Spirit highlighted to me recently: It’s a single word from John 13:1 – “Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father.” Did you catch it? Jesus’ description of where He was […]

Read More
August 23, 2021
How to Leave "Bookend Praying" on the Shelf (part 2 of 2)

Last week we talked about “Bookend Prayer” – the tendency for leaders to say a quick prayer on the front-end of a project and ask God to bless it at the end. It’s easy to fall into this trap – we’re busy, there’s tons to be done, and we want to see results fast. But […]

Read More
August 23, 2021
Have You Fallen into "Bookend Prayer"? (part 1 of 2)

We’re all guilty of it. In the fast-paced world of leadership, there’s plenty to do and not plenty of time. We know we need God’s wisdom, so we fire off a prayer and charge into our project without waiting for His response. When the task is complete, we pray again, asking God to bless our […]

Read More
August 19, 2021
5 Benefits Of Waiting For Agreement VS. Charging Ahead Solo

As leaders, we typically like goals and gas pedals. The problem is, while we’re good at getting someplace fast, it may not be the best destination and our team may not arrive with us. But when we’re willing to slow down and wait for agreement, we’ll reach the right destination with our team intact. A […]

Read More
Load more

Sign up to receive emails from Lisa

Email Signup
© 
2024
Lisa Hosler. All rights reserved.