3 Obstacles Every Married Couple Needs to Overcome

Listening to fear led me to see Ben as an opponent, not a partner. I had to fight that internal battle to ignore fear and listen to the spirit of love so I could see, “You are not the obstacle in our marriage—you are my partner in overcoming the obstacles.” 

Who’s in Your “God Spot”?

Who’s in Your “God Spot”?

Getting this priority relationship right is the key to getting our relationships with ourselves and others right. One of the most obvious signs that God is in our God Spot is that our relationships start to grow and flourish. Conversely, one of the biggest signs that God is not in our God Spot is that our relationships are out of order. 

Why Jesus Told Us to Ask, Seek, and Knock

Why Jesus Told Us to Ask, Seek, and Knock

Some preachers discourage us from making our prayer life solely about coming to God with our “needs list.” But frankly, most of us have the opposite problem, and I think this is the main reason Jesus was so passionate about teaching us to take this posture of communication with the Father. 

The Power of the Shared YES 

The Power of the Shared YES 

So lean into these partnerships. Say yes again, even when it’s hard. If you feel like you’re scraping the bottom of the barrel of kindness and grace, let God fill you afresh with His limitless love. And then be the encounter with the Father’s that the people around you so desperately need.

The Greenhouse Effect: 3 Steps to Develop a Strong Team Culture

The Greenhouse Effect: 3 Steps to Develop a Strong Team Culture

Culture is never aspirational. If I want to have a culture of honor on my team, I cannot simply aspire to have it—I must intentionally create the experience of honor so that it to begin to impact the lives of the people around me. 

The Power of a Feedback-Loving Team

The Power of a Feedback-Loving Team

We won’t be powerful in learning to exchange feedback until we consistently pursue growth and connection over self-protection. This is why it is critical to surround and align ourselves with people who share this goal!

How Do You Know You’re a Leader?

How Do You Know You’re a Leader?

Every leader has their own journey into leadership. To paraphrase Shakespeare, some people are born leaders, others achieve leadership, and some have leadership thrust upon them. But whatever the steps of the journey, certain qualities will emerge that reveal the call to leadership in your life.