Sharpening Leaders

Resources to Lead Different

A Breath of Fresh Air

A reminder about purpose is like a fresh, invigorating breeze. Have you experienced it? Feeling troubled, burdened, ashamed, confused or overwhelmed by the complexities of life and leadership, and then a word of encouragement or an idea blows through the … Continued

Leveraging Your Limitations

If only we had more ______________________ then we could ________________________. If we had more funds then we could do more ministry. If we had more volunteers/leaders then we could have greater capacity. If we had more time then we could … Continued

3 Ways to Sleep Sounder

Endless studies powerfully demonstrate that our sleep, both the quality and quantity, is incredibly important to our health and everyday effectiveness. There are many practical tips and helpful techniques to help us sleep, but we shouldn’t forget that there are … Continued

Don’t Miss the Forest for the Trees!

Have you ever missed the proverbial forest for the trees? It’s easy to do. We can get so caught up in the moment, the emotion, the complexity, the idea or the details that we lose the broader perspective of what’s … Continued

Feeling the Love? Discover Your True Valentine

  Experience our newest resource Who Am I? A Devotional Journey For You To Soar In Your Identity In Christ (Sharon Simmonds) with the following excerpt. Available for purchase here MY BROTHER LIKES TO TEASE ME ABOUT A TIME WHEN … Continued

Be Invitational!

“I have become all things to all people, that by all means I might save some.” 1 Cor. 9:22b. Holding my dinner tray of freshly cooked fast food, I finally found a seat at the GIANT window at SeaTac airport. … Continued

Are You Trying to Be Something You Are Not?

  Experience our newest resource Who Am I? A Devotional Journey For You To Soar In Your Identity In Christ (Sharon Simmonds) with the following excerpt. Available for purchase here UNIQUE PARTS ASSEMBLED AND WORKING TOGETHER IN FUNCTION, harmony and … Continued

“I’m Not Enough” . . . Right?

Experience our newest resource Who Am I? A Devotional Journey For You To Soar In Your Identity In Christ (Sharon Simmonds) with the following excerpt. Available for purchase here WE CAN HAVE A TENDENCY TO SETTLE WITH THE MESSAGE THAT … Continued

I’m Not Feeling It . . . So Now What?

Experience our newest resource Who Am I? A Devotional Journey For You To Soar In Your Identity In Christ (Sharon Simmonds) with the following excerpt. Available for purchase here THERE ARE DAYS WHEN I DON’T FEEL LIKE A NEW CREATION. … Continued

Lost & Found: Memories of Being Sent

“How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching? And how are they to preach … Continued