leadership

How Women Just Might Save the Church

If you explore the factors that differentiate successful societies from unsuccessful societies, one issue consistently rises to the top: the education of women. Successful societies educate their women. Unsuccessful societies don’t. You see this across the board. A society can’t survive or thrive when they only tap into half their …

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Why I Changed My Mind About Women Pastors

When I was growing up in the church, I thought that women shouldn’t be pastors. I didn’t see a lot of examples of female pastors in the churches I attended growing up, and I thought the Bible was pretty clear on this matter. For example, in Paul’s letter to Timothy, …

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The Power of Failure to Promote Humility

Do you remember seeing the movie Titanic in theaters? It was an epic tragedy that still engages us today, even though the sinking of the Titanic occurred over 100 years ago. I bet you haven’t heard of the Olympic, which was the sister ship to the Titanic. Unlike the Titanic, …

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The Titanic and Humility Failure

I listened to a talk by Brad Owens about the importance of leader humility. He used the example of the Titanic to illustrate his point. The Titanic was a technological marvel. There had never been a ship like it. Everyone who saw the Titanic was impressed with its magnificence. In …

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