Articles on Faith-topics:spiritual-growth/leadership

Gwen Smith

Biography of Gwen Smith, Director of Oneness and Diversity

Lee Anne Sorgius

Biography of Lee Anne Sorgius, Director for Cru Resource Ministries

Mentoring: To Learn Twice

As Marilyn Jarrett teaches others, she gains a deeper understanding about discipleship.

When Pleasing Others Gets in the Way of Leading

As a child, I thought I needed to be nice so people would like me. I thought that was love. But you know what? That is not the way God sees it. Laying aside my rights doesn’t mean pleasing others. This discovery has been critical to my life and leadership.

How to Wash the Feet of People Who Hate Us

"In the days when television was a luxury we could not afford, we would sit on the linoleum floor around my great-grandmother’s rocking chair and listen to her tell stories..."

Leadership Starts with Knowing Yourself

"When I am asked to take on a leadership role, I experience two emotions: I am flattered that they would ask and anxious that I won’t do a good job."

What would it look like if leadership today took a cue from Christ?

Leadership is not something simply handed down because you’ve got seniority or because you had enough school. Leadership, as Christ exemplified, is an honor and should be met with a servant’s heart.

What is a Calling?

Calling is the truth that God calls us to himself so decisively that everything we are, everything we do, and everything we have is invested with a special devotion, dynamism, and direction lived out as a response to his summons and service.

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