Tag: Arrow Leadership

Reflecting on God’s Faithfulness

I’m writing on a plane en route to my last face-to-face board meeting as president of Arrow Leadership. (See the postscript for more about my new chapter with Arrow.) From my vantage point looking out the window at 39,000 feet, … Continued

Being A Non-Anxious Presence

How do you lead anxious people in an anxious culture? Edwin Friedman, in the modern classic, A Failure of Nerve, popularized the importance of being a non-anxious presence. As anxiety in our world continues to grow, we can either amplify … Continued

3 Life-Defining Questions

What’s the best question you ask or have been asked? I love great questions. Great questions are powerful teachers. They inspire deeper reflection. They create important space for listening to God and others. Back in university, as a fairly new … Continued

Be Loved This Easter

As we begin Easter Week, may this post based on an excerpt from Jesus Centered guide your personal journey and inspire you as you point others to Jesus. I’ll never forget the time a painting made me realize how little … Continued

How to Navigate Liminal Spaces

Have you ever found yourself in a liminal space? A change, a loss, or a transition can leave you in-between what was and the not yet. In our recent “Liminal Leadership” episode on The Polished Arrow Podcast, Dr. Michelle Louis … Continued

The Polished Arrow – An Arrow Leadership Podcast

We are excited to share Arrow’s newest resource  “The Polished Arrow” podcast, hosted by Arrow Leadership’s Director of Leader Engagement, Dr. Taylor Williams. In the first episode, “5 Keys to Leading Well”, I share about: Why leadership still matters and … Continued

Lead Different, Lead Like Jesus: A Three-Step Guide

Angel Marquez was a passionate, gifted leader, yet she lacked confidence and direction. In fact, she felt like she was “faking” her work because she felt ill-equipped and uncertain in her church leadership position. She was even beginning to question … Continued

Finding Clarity, Focus & Confidence

Frazzled. Frenetic. Frayed. Fatigued. Fog. Too often these kinds of words describe the head and heart space of Christian leaders. After all, this type of head and heart space easily breeds in hectic ministry and work environments. When there are … Continued

Integrate: Jesus-Centered Leadership

Integrate is about cultivating more Jesus-centered leaders. Covering three themes, each including an 8-minute video and guided conversation, this resource provides an engaging platform for leadership teams, boards, small groups, Bible studies and peer mentoring groups to have transformational discussions … Continued

10 Little Ideas That Could Pay Big Dividends In 2018

A new year is a great chance for a fresh start. It’s an opportunity to try new things and set new rhythms. The little ideas that follow won’t be found on a list of “Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions” but they are … Continued