• 19
  • Jul
125th Anniversary Sermon for First Baptist Church - Leduc: The Root that Leads to Fruit Ps. 1

Recently, I was asked to preach the closing sermon for at the 125th Anniversary of First Baptist Church in Leduc, Alberta.  I served at this church for six years from 1998 to 2004.... There were other ways that you cared for me and my family. When my dad was diagnosed with cancer, this board said, “take a couple days each month visit your dad and help your mom.  I... I have a couple questions.  Is it possible for this church, First Baptist Leduc, to last another 125 years? What about another 14 or 1500 years?  Imagine spiritual decedents... A Life of Fruitfulness (v.2, 3; Ps. 92:12-15)“In all that he does, he prospers.” Far too often our North American mind seem to interpret this to mean that we will prosperous...

  • 03
  • Feb
5 Boundaries That Must be Made! (Part 2 of Boundaries for Leaders)

In the previous blog post we looked at setting boundaries as one of the most important things a leader can do for office unity and productivity.  We look specifically at three different... 2)    Financial Boundaries            A few days ago, I went for lunch with a former colleague and yet always a... 4)    Personal Time BoundariesAs a leader you need to make it clear and non-negotiable that personal time and rest are a priority.  Whether you are booking time to... 5)    Physical Space Boundaries            The last boundary that needs to be set is one concerning physical space...

  • 30
  • Jan
Boundaries for Leaders

Setting Boundaries Boundaries are one of the most difficult areas to implement and yet one of the most essential tasks a leader is ever given to do. Every office has at least one worker that is... What is a Boundary? All relationships need boundaries. Including in the workplace. A boundary is an imaginary line that separates me from you and you from me, but in the best possible way. They... 1) Start Small If you are new to leading an organization, you don’t want to give your staff a broad list of boundaries because you need to be accessible in the early stages of the position, and...

  • 20
  • Dec
George H. W. Bush 1924 - 2018

It has been just over one week since the burial of president George H. W. Bush. Admittedly, I spent a great deal of time in front of the television watching the funeral service at the National...