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Now Available for Preorder!

Dear Sharpening Leaders Subscriber, We have some exciting news to share! Jesus Centered: Focusing on Jesus In A Distracted World, Dr. Steve Brown’s new book releasing April 12, is now available for preorder! Place your order today and for a … Continued

“Be Loved” This Week

This content has been adapted from Dr. Steve A. Brown’s upcoming book, Jesus Centered – Focusing on Jesus in a Distracted World launching April 12. I’ll never forget the time a painting made me realize how little I understood God’s … Continued

Announcing My New Book!

Dear Sharpening Leaders Subscriber, You are the first to hear! My new book, Jesus Centered – Focusing on Jesus in a Distracted World is set to launch April 12! Please watch this short video below to learn more about the … Continued

How to Process the Sexual Sin in Christian Leaders

Tragically and sorrowfully, the list just keeps getting longer. I’m referring to the list of pastors and ministry leaders who fall to sexual sin. To the shock of many, the list now includes the name of the late apologist Ravi … Continued

Two Reasons to Find Contentment Today

Are you feeling content these days? Saying you are content isn’t easy on a normal day. All it takes for me to head toward discontentment is one piece of gravel in my shoe, slow Wi-Fi, getting stuck in the slow … Continued

One Way to Lead Different Right Now

It’s only been a few days since we said “good riddance” to 2020, but already this new year doesn’t feel like a fresh start. To be blunt, it feels like a fresh mess or at least continued darkness and difficulty. … Continued

Guide for End of Year Reflection

To engage this exercise: Set aside an hour. Find a quiet space. Bring a journal or paper. Pray. Reflect. To learn more about how to reset and reflect about 2020 visit: https://www.arrowleadership.org/blog/general-leadership/three-key-areas-to-reflect-reset-after-2020/ Click here to download Guide for End of … Continued

Game-Changer Encouragement to End or Start a Year

It’s hard to believe! We are closing in on the end of 2020! This year has been long, unprecedented and difficult on so many levels. A few years back, I remember hearing about “2020 Vision” and “2020 Strategic Plans.” Vision … Continued

Three Key Areas to Reflect & Reset After 2020

Every year at this time I share a free tool to help you reflect on the year. Taking time for reflection is a critical practice for leaders. Reflection fosters learning, stimulates growth, calls for course corrections, identifies priorities and renews … Continued

If You Ever Feel Like Giving Up…

Faithfulness isn’t critical when a crisis erupts, because we usually jump in full of adrenaline. We instinctually do whatever it takes to survive during the initial period of a crisis. However, faithfulness becomes critical when a crisis moment turns into … Continued