Poverty is not a theme I take up frequently in this blog, but it is one that is important to our societies in general and to many individuals at a personal level. In a previous post, I engaged the topic of Breaking the Cycle of Generational Poverty in the following manner: While many people experience individual poverty in their lives due to the loss of a job or another … [Read more...] about What is Your Experience with Poverty?
It is my pleasure to highlight leadership training resources that have just been published. In partnership with the Logos Mobile Ed team at Faithlife, over the past couple years we have been working on a set of course offerings now available here — Mobile Ed: Ministry Leadership Bundle (4 courses) As the demands of leadership grow in our day, the … [Read more...] about What is Your Next Step in Leadership Training?
Photo Credit: Time, by JD, Flickr The cover of a Harvard Business Review edition recently grabbed my attention — “Managing the 24/7 Workplace … ‘Always available’ cultures breed problems.” Facing the “Always Available” Workplace I’m not sure what your work environment looks like, but the reality of the 24/7 workplace is impacting an increasing number of … [Read more...] about How Do You Work in the 24/7 Culture?
This post was just shared yesterday on my blog at Patheos. I’ll provide it here as my normal Monday post as well since it seems to be gaining significant attention. … Graduation season is upon us. I celebrated with a friend at his graduation last week. In the coming week my university begins its marathon of multiple commencement services. And, by the end of the month I will … [Read more...] about Is Higher Education Worth It?
The World’s Toughest Job On Mother’s Day, I’m reminded that the work that matters most in life is often unpaid. Photo Credit: MOTHER, by the lost gallery, Flickr At its core, work is what we do to contribute or add value to others. Hopefully this happens in the context of paid work for you, but any parent understands that mothers and fathers often engage in such … [Read more...] about The World’s Toughest Job