Articles | October 2015

  • Shining Brightly

    Devotionals | October 30, 2015

    What would it look like to live today without any complaining or arguing? How would it affect your peace of mind and the quality of your relationships? What difference would it make in your workplace and home? God calls us to trust Him with the ups and downs of life, and to honor those who are in authority over us. He calls us to reflect Him in all aspects of our lives, in every sphere of leadership entrusted to us. May others see the Father through you today and give glory to Him.

  • A Matter of Trust

    Blog | Karen McGuire | October 29, 2015

    Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6

    It’s so easy to type those words out, but it’s one of the most difficult things to do. Why is that?

    We all like to be in charge of our own lives, make our own decisions, chart our own paths.  Yet in order to lead like Jesus, we must learn to trust God and build trust with those we lead.

  • Michael Cardone Jr. is the Owner and Chief Strategy Officer of Cardone Industries, Inc., a leading producer of new and remanufactured auto parts. In this podcast, Michael shares his insights of what helped him and his father build a thriving business that now employs over 6,000 men and women. Michael's insights about failure and about shared values, common goals and life priorities serve as great reminders that when a leader and a business honor God first, great things happen. 
     
  • Hypocrisy or Humility

    Devotionals | October 28, 2015

    It is easy to be critical of Peter’s self-confident corrections of Jesus. First he corrected Jesus’ understanding of what it meant to be the Messiah. Then he boasted that he would die for Jesus. Before criticizing Peter, however, perhaps we need to look at ourselves. How easy is it for us to humble ourselves before God? What about humbling ourselves before other people? How easily do we receive needed correction from them or from the Lord? This kind of humility isn’t found within humanity’s self-seeking and honor-defending nature; it flows from the heart of God Himself.

  • Rising to the Challenge

    Devotionals | October 26, 2015

    God has always used challenges in the life of faith. He brought the Israelites to the Red Sea in order to teach them to trust Him when they faced overwhelming obstacles. Consider how God grows us through challenges, teaching us about faith, revealing His goodness and power to us as we look to Him. The same God who met Moses and the Israelites as they faced the Red Sea will meet us in our challenges. He will make a way as we look to Him and follow His lead.

  • A Leader's Desire

    Devotionals | October 23, 2015

    Our hearts’ desires shape our actions. What is inside of us bubbles up and overflows in our prayers, our goal-setting, habits, and interactions with others. How often do we pray for God to make us like Him? Is our first concern the need and well-being of those entrusted to our care? At home, within the church, in the workplace and the world-at-large, people need to experience the love and mercy of God. They need to experience Jesus. Will they meet Him in you today? What is your desire?

  • Heather Day

    What Facebook Isn't Telling You

    Blog | Heather Day | October 22, 2015

    I don’t mean to brag, but my Facebook friends are smarter than yours.

    They read interesting books, have witty observations about life, and give their time, resources and energy to the most important causes.  Come to think of it, they like and do all of the things that I admire. 

    Because if they didn’t, I’d simply unfollow them.

  • Mick Ukleja: Overcoming The Integrity Gap

    Podcast | October 21, 2015

    Mick Ukleja, Founder and President of LeadershipTraQ and an expert on Ethics, shares his insights about the ever-growing integrity gap among today's leaders. Based on years of experience of working with leaders and executives, Mick takes a practical approach to integrity and helps us understand how we can overcome the integrity and character gap personally and inside our organizations.

  • In Light of Jesus' Return

    Devotionals | October 21, 2015

    The early disciples lived in light of the day when Jesus would return. His incarnation, His death and resurrection had inaugurated a new day. They knew Jesus would return as He promised. This is why in the midst of great opposition and persecution, the apostles urged the early church to rejoice. This is why grace and peace and joy were present realities for them. Jesus had come, Jesus was with them, they were in Him and He in them, and He was coming back again. Is this truth a reality for you today? Live in such a way that your life reveals His living presence.

  • Lead Like Jesus announces the launch of new ministry in the countries of Malaysia and Vietnam, as part of the rapidly expanding reach and impact of Lead Like Jesus throughout Southeast Asia.

    Jim Montgomery, chief international officer for Lead Like Jesus, was able to visit and formalize agreements with representatives from Malaysia’s Campus Crusade for Christ (MCCC) and from Nhom Lua Yeu Thuong in Vietnam during a 10-day trip to the region in October 2015.  Throughout his visit, he was encouraged by the depth and caliber of support available to Lead Like Jesus.

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