Sharpening Leaders

Resources to Lead Different

Empowering Others Through Delegation

  This quote is sobering: “Trying to build leaders by regularly exposing them to your brilliance guarantees a lack of development. You will not have allowed anyone around you to show up with solutions outside the reach of your own personal … Continued

Two Questions For My Greatest Leadership Challenge

Guest Post – Steve McMillan serves as Senior Pastor at the Oak Park Church of Christ in Calgary, Alberta and as an Adjunct Professor at Alberta Bible College. He is a graduate of the Arrow Leadership Program – Emerging Stream. I grow … Continued

End of Year Self-Care Check-Up

Guest Post – Doug Koop was editorial director of ChristianWeek when he participated in the 2006 Class of the Arrow Leadership Program – Executive Stream. He left that position in January 2012 and is pursuing a vocation as a writer … Continued

60 Minutes of Intentional Reflection

Reflection is a critical practice for leaders. It requires slowing down to listen to God, to others and to oneself. It fosters learning, stimulates growth, encourages celebration, calls for course corrections and renews focus and energy. Our Arrow staff team … Continued

What’s Your Dashboard Reading?

Guest Post – Andrew Turnbull serves as Pastor to Families and Life Groups at White Rock Baptist Church in White Rock, British Columbia.  He is a graduate of the Arrow Leadership Program – Emerging Stream. Many of the practical tools … Continued

Choosing To Press On

I love to run — most of the time. I love to run when the weather is sunny, when the terrain is flat, and when I know the approximate distance and route in advance. My enthusiasm diminishes and the emotional … Continued

What Are You Trying To Prove To God?

Guest Post – Kirk Giles is a graduate of the Arrow Leadership Program – Emerging Stream (Canadian Class 2005). He is married to Shannon and a father to four children ages 10 to 16.  Kirk is the President of Promise … Continued

My soul finds rest in…

Guest Post – Karmyn Bokma serves as Youth and Children’s Director at The Sanctuary in Oakville, Ontario.  She is a graduate of the 29th Class of the Arrow Leadership Program – Emerging Stream. My soul finds rest in God alone … Continued

Submitted and Shared Discernment

Guest Post – Prayerful discernment in community is critical for godly leadership. This guest post from David Chotka guides you to some practical resources to equip you and your team. David serves as Lead Pastor at Spruce Grove Alliance Church, … Continued