Leadership Category

Teachers Have A Calling

I’ve been a minister of the gospel for over 27 years. The only thing that keeps me committed is a very strong call from God. Never do I feel like I’ve got things figured out. Rarely do things ever go as planned. However, the call and the opportunity to impact lives keeps me motivated. I […]

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Leading In This Season

I can’t put it fully into words. This season has just been a tough time to be a leader. So many divisions, opinions, and anxious thoughts. Everybody is seeing things through their own viewpoint. Some watch this network and others watch another. Some believe in masks others don’t even believe there is a threat. All […]

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Trust and Obey

My body is extremely exhausted. I’ve been seeking to do way too much over the past 48 hours. Especially with some of my health battles. Ministry has never been busier and people have never been so broken. For me it’s very hard to find the shut off valve. Especially when you really care about others […]

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Parents Just Don’t Understand

For some reason this subject matter recently popped into my mind. Maybe it’s because I know my own kids feel this way at times. Maybe it’s because I’ve felt this way at times. Maybe it’s because I know we’ve all thought this way at some point or another in our lives. I can honestly say […]

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Teachers I See Your Heart

Many people have jobs where they seek to give their best. This unpredictable season has proven most everyone’s job truly matters in some shape or form. However, there are certain jobs, like teaching, that are simply a calling. It doesn’t mean that this job doesn’t require lots of work, but being a teacher is one […]

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So You Wanna Be A Leader?

I’m not sure where to even begin as I write this already very exhausted. What comes to mind when you hear the word. Some may say that means I get to be in charge. Some might say that must come with lots of benefits and perks. Another might say I bet that must be nice […]

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Why The Church Must Change

What I’m about to say is something I feel very passionate about. It may not be accepted by all who read it. It may not be perfectly explained. It may not sound very encouraging. All I know is the church must change. Here are 3 major reasons why. TIMES KEEP CHANGING No you don’t change […]

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She Is Usually Right

What I’m about to say is not always the case. I do believe it’s the case for anyone married to an unselfish, unconditionally loving and very discerning women. This for sure describes the woman I’ve called my wife for nearly twenty three years. I may not always like or want to accept what she says […]

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Are You Really Leading?

Being a leader is one of the greatest challenges on the planet. Whether it’s being a parent, teacher, preacher, coach, boss or president. It actually takes quite sometime to even know what you’re doing. It takes even longer to learn how to lead others towards doing it. To embrace what should be the goal of […]

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Parents Wake Up

For a long time I was asleep as a parent. Sure I love my children dearly and I would do anything for them. However, I believe it’s when they hit the teenage years that most of us really wake up. Why? Because what once seemed simplistic gets very complicated. Before the teenage years you’re just […]

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I’m Going On Strike

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had enough. We live in a society that puts too much undeserved pressure on people. Everybody wants things to happen overnight. There’s never enough hours in the day mentality. You’ve gotta do it all and have it all now.  Now, I’m all about seizing the moment in front […]

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Continue To Learn

I still recall what my professor said on the first day of my journey towards getting my masters degree. He said, “I’m not here to teach you everything you need to know. I’m here to teach you how to be a life long learner.” Those words have never left my mindset the past twenty years. […]

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Dads Lives Matter

Tonight we celebrated my dad’s 70th birthday. It was a surprise party and total family affair. He clearly appreciated our thoughtfulness. My brothers and I clearly recognized the significance of the moment. You see, we’ve each been blessed to call him dad for well over forty something years. I’m well aware that many never get […]

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Gotta Keep Learning

I’ve been in some capacity of leadership for over twenty five years. Like most leaders I’m not sure I ever realized all it would require of me. It has definitely been a constant trial by fire. As soon as I feel I’ve learned one thing I realize how much more there is to know. The […]

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The Spirit Of Big Blue

What I’m about to share is not just for those who love the Walterboro Band of Blue. However, it’s something we all can learn from and celebrate. My seventeen year old son has been in the Band of Blue for four years and will graduate this year. It’s something I celebrate, but really hate to […]

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3 Things Every Leader Must Know

Anyone who ever thinks leadership is easy has simply never been a true leader. Whether at home or on the job you’re gonna have to make tough decisions. Not every decision you make will be popular, but you’ve got to do what’s best and trust God with the rest. If you know something needs to […]

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We’re Moving Again

I know most think I’m crazy and wonder why I can’t stay put. After all this will be our 14th full move in sixteen years of marriage. Who could really blame my wife if she up and left me tomorrow? Yes, at the end of this month we will be moving again. I totally dread […]

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Are You Hired or Called?

Regardless of the job at hand, there is a drastic difference between those who are hired to do something versus those who feel called by God to do that same thing. I’ve often said, “Many are hired, but few are called.”Not everything is for everyone. Here are some things that separate the hired from the […]

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10 KEYS TO SUCCESSFUL LEADERSHIP

One of the toughest things on the planet is being a leader. It requires courage, determination, and ongoing character development. Too often as leaders we have our eyes on the development of others, but leaders must continue to develop themselves. Here are some things I’ve learned are critical for any leader to be successful. 1.WALK WITH GOD […]

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5 THINGS EVERY LEADER SHOULD DO

Being a leader sounds good, but is never easy. Everyone wants to call the shots, but few consider all the shots a leader must learn to take and keep on trucking. If you’re a leader and want to be successful you must take the following five things to heart. These things can apply to parents, […]

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