Want to Manage Well? Mind the Small Things

Quiet Commitment David’s example of leadership is found exemplified in Luke 6:10a, “He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much….” David’s ascent from shepherd to king of Israel begins with him caring for the least of creatures to caring for God’s chosen people. His rise to leadership was gradual … Continue reading Want to Manage Well? Mind the Small Things

Want to Lead with Integrity? Set an Absolute Course!

Leadership expert John Maxwell once defined integrity as the “state of being complete, unified…” Though I agree, I think we can go even further in defining it. A much stronger definition of integrity, I believe, is given in the The American Heritage Dictionary. It defines integrity as “steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical … Continue reading Want to Lead with Integrity? Set an Absolute Course!

Freedom & American Exceptionalism: Part II

Philosophical Roots of America’s Founding America’s founding began long before 1776. Though America’s founding document, the Declaration of Independence, relied on the individual rights “…nature and nature’s God…” entitled us, the Declaration relied on the sacred and undeniable truth of natural law and self-government established by other thinkers to get to this point. Aristotle acknowledged … Continue reading Freedom & American Exceptionalism: Part II

Freedom & American Exceptionalism: Part I

In his Inaugural Address the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Wilson Reagan, affirmed his belief that America was exceptional, special and unique among nations. America’s long-standing success and liberty was perceived by nations around the world as a miracle of history. That miracle, Reagan believed, was the spirit found in individual Americans, and … Continue reading Freedom & American Exceptionalism: Part I