Tag: count the cost

  • Fans are the enemy

    Leading from Desperation Leads Us Astray It’s counter-productive to lower the bar. I don’t know if it’s fear or flat-out desperation that leads us in church leadership to do this. But, in obvious and non-obvious ways, we think that more people will follow Jesus if we make it easier. “If you’re ready to take the […]

  • A Biblical Imbalance

    The default topic in Christian leadership circles today is balance. We need to balance our work and family life. We need to balance ministry in our community with ministry at our church. We need to balance our budget. We need a balanced diet. Something is wrong in your life? You are out of balance. And […]