3 Ways Social Networking Makes You A Better Leader

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

I have been employed as a full-time Pastor for 30 years now. In the course of that time I have attended hundreds of conferences and semi... Read more »

When Was the Last Time You Said I'm Sorry?

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

As I was reading through recent status updates on Facebook, I noticed someone simply quoted the famous line from the movie Love Story fr... Read more »

Merry Christmas!

Friday, December 23, 2011

I just want to take a moment to say Merry Christmas and thank you to the faithful readers and followers at New Songs of Praise. I have b... Read more »

Peace Through Chaos: The Message of Christmas

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Isn't it amazing that the creator of the universe chose to come into our world through a young peasant girl? Out of all the people ... Read more »

Great Leaders Learn to Embrace Failure

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Great leaders aren't people who have done everything right and have enjoyed success all their life. Great leaders are those who have ... Read more »

We Need More Leaders to Become Linchpins

Monday, December 12, 2011

The latest buzz word in the blogosphere is "Linchpin" . It's an old word that has been coined by the business guru, Seth Go... Read more »

Leading Like Phil Jackson

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Phil Jackson is one of the most successful basketball coaches of our time. He is not a great leader because he can outplay his best pla... Read more »

The Real Treasure of Christmas

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

I was thinking about the birth of Jesus the other day. Not the way we normally think about it with the angels singing loudly and the magi... Read more »

Leading With Gratitude

Friday, November 25, 2011

A hallmark of leaders with character is that they are generous with their gratitude. Make it your calling as a leader to go out of your... Read more »

Holiday Buzz Words

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Giving thanks, gratitude and gratefulness – buzz words spoken during the yearly holiday sandwiched in between Halloween and Christmas. St... Read more »

Staying Safe on the Internet

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Several friends and my wife have fallen victim to Internet hackers, viruses and spyware recently. While there is no 100% guarantee agains... Read more »

Halloween and the Quest for the Supernatural

Monday, October 31, 2011

One of my neighbors down the street has spent the last two weeks building an elaborate pirate ship in his front yard for Halloween. He has... Read more »

Transformational Leadership

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

The goal of Transformational Leadership is not to merely lead people to change their behavior or actions. The ultimate goal is to lead pe... Read more »

Getting people to follow you is not the goal of leadership

Monday, October 24, 2011

Too many leaders today are simply focused on increasing their following. The number of followers is not the measure of successful leadersh... Read more »

Leadership Without Limits

Friday, October 21, 2011

Character is what sets great leadership apart from all other types. He who leads out of character doesn't pursue his own agenda but a... Read more »

Reflections on 25 Years of Marriage

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Today my wife and I celebrate 25 years of marriage. There is much I have learned over those years and to her credit, I am a much better man ... Read more »

Bad Hymn Titles

Thursday, September 1, 2011

These are actual Hymn titles listed in actual hymnals. There are just as many, if not more, current worship songs that are poorly written b... Read more »

Top 10 Worst Hymn Phrases

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Many people complain that today's modern worship songs are shallow and lack meaning. Well, as I was looking through an old hymnal today ... Read more »

What Or Who You Rely On Will Either Guarantee Or Sabotage Your Chance For Breakthrough

Thursday, July 28, 2011

John chapter 5 tells the story of a crippled man who came to the pool at Bethesda everyday for 38 years hoping for a miracle. Everyday the p... Read more »

Drawing Near to His Presence

Saturday, July 23, 2011

"Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, let us draw near to God..."... Read more »

Leading With Conviction

Monday, June 27, 2011

You can't lead with conviction until you first live a life ruled by your convictions. It is a rare quality to find leaders that are... Read more »

How Do You Know If You Are A Healthy Leader?

Monday, June 13, 2011

It is simple. Your health as a leader is not measured simply by results. Results do lie. Successful results do not ensure that those who p... Read more »

Finding Rest in a Restless World

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Return unto your rest, O my soul; for the Lord has dealt bountifully with you. For you have delivered my soul from death, mine eyes form tea... Read more »

The Worship Team: Leading Out Of Giving

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

This post is specifically directed to those who are part of a Worship Team as either a vocalist, choir member, instrumentalist, or media tec... Read more »

It's Judgment Day And We Are Still Here

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Today is May 21, 2011 and according to a prominent bible teacher named Harold Camping, the world was supposed to end today at 10:00am with t... Read more »

Who Is Like Our God?

Friday, May 13, 2011

"Among the gods there is none like you , O Lord; no deeds can compare with yours. All the nations you have made will come and worship b... Read more »

I Want to Know Him

Monday, April 25, 2011

"I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in his sufferings, becoming like him in hi... Read more »

What's Love Got To Do With It?

Thursday, April 7, 2011

What's love got to do with it? Everything! In 1 Corinthians 13 we see what happens when the Church neglects the most important aspect of... Read more »

Who Is Going With You?

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

When God called Moses to go and lead His people to the Promised Land in Exodus 33, Moses replies in verses 15 and 16, “If your Presence doe... Read more »

Why We Need The Holy Spirit audio post

Thursday, March 24, 2011

In this teaching session I cover 5 reasons why we need the Holy Spirit today. He is relevant and absolutely necessary in the life of the bel... Read more »

God's Blueprint For The Holy Spirit - audio post

Friday, March 18, 2011

This is the link to the audio from March 16, 2011 on "God's Blueprint For The Holy Spirit". This 1-hour session covers the Ind... Read more »

Can Manly Men Worship?

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

There is a trend that is spreading through the American Church that disturbs me. You may not have heard of it but I have noticed a sudden su... Read more »

God, Earthquakes and Tsunamis

Saturday, March 12, 2011

It never ceases to amaze me that when we hear news of a natural disaster like the earthquake and tsunami in Japan yesterday, within 24 hours... Read more »

The Holy Spirit Dwells and Quickens

Saturday, March 5, 2011

But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mor... Read more »

Why I Believe Hymns are Necessary

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

As a worship leader, I am in a quandary. At 50 years of age and after doing this for 30 years now I find myself in the unique position of ha... Read more »
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