by Dr. Scott Stoll
It can be difficult to find time for exercise in a busy schedule that typically includes work, children, church activities, community commitments, after-school activities, shopping, and cleaning to name just a few. The current recommendations suggest that 1 hour of exercise 5-6
In this first article, we’re going to focus on small churches. For the purposes of this conversation, we will include churches that are 200 or less.
More than the number, the key factor that drives the small-church mindset is the value that everyone should know everyone.
Over the past few months, I’ve been thinking a lot about the power of perspective. In fact, one of the greatest assets any leader can have is a powerful positive perspective – the ability to see the good in any circumstance.
It’s like the young boy
Arguably one of the greatest leadership quotes of the 20th century is from the late American computer scientist and United States Navy Rear Admiral, Grace Murray Hopper. Often credited for helping to design the world’s first machine-independent computer language, Hopper was the oldest active-duty commissioned
Would you like to be a GREAT spouse (or future spouse), co-worker, friend or anything else you can think of?
Jesus told us how, "
Sometimes, or most of the time, it seems as though the only constant in this world is change. We go from one chapter of life to the next with perpetual adjustments in our environments and relationships. From exiting school to entering the world of careers
As we talk with churches and organizations about the qualities they are looking for in the new staff members, somewhere near the top of every list is “loyalty.” They want someone who is bought into the vision, who is not looking for a stepping-stone to
I’ve been married to Melanie, the woman of my dreams, for 40 years. I’ve observed how she quietly, but powerfully, has shown her leadership prowess.
First, she managed our home and our children in an amazing way. Secondly, and equally important, she involved herself powerfully in
If you tune in regularly to the Vanderbloemen Leadership Podcast, you know that one of the final questions we ask all of our guests is, “What app is catching your attention these days?” The answers always surprise me and, when not ministry-related, are related to personal
One of the things that a few church leaders have questioned me about recently is my repetitiveness in regards to saying "the best is yet to come," or that the next Sunday or event is going to be "the best ever!"
Honestly, I'm glad people have