Dave Runyon on Life Change and Alignment

Dave Runyon stopped by our staff meeting on Tuesday to share his experience with aligning his gifts and passion with his primary vocation.  Dave lives what he believes and to his point below, changes his life to align with his belief and core conviction.  His impact...

Kim Skattum on Long Term Leadership Health

Kim Skattum stopped by our staff meeting recently to share some of the lessons he has learned after 35 years of leading in a local church.  Kim is a local church pastor whom many of us count as a mentor. What I wished I knew when I started 1) Be intentional about your...

Rigidity, Fluidity and the Mixed Message

Toward the end of the cuban missile crisis in 1962, tensions were rising and nuclear war was becoming a near certainty. Russia and Cuba were constructing a nuclear site on Cuba with a firing range that could devastate over 80% of USA’s land. Russia famously...

#GLS15 Overall Reflections

I’ve had a few days to reflect on the GLS and in the spirit of our youth ministry debrief technique, I offer the highs, lows and weirds. Highs: So many highlights from the Summit this year. For pure practical leadership and management application, I would rate...

#GLS15 Session 6: Sallie Krawcheck

Thanks to Owen Smiley for providing these notes while I went back to work.   Leadership and Ethics on Wall Street The retirement savings crisis is so hairy, such a downer, that we’re not even talking about it anymore. $14T missing dollars, assuming Social...