Episode 49: Flourishing, Suffering, and the Renewal of All Things, with Trevor Lee, host of Speak in the Suffering

In this episode, Trevor Lee discusses the importance of getting past the ministry model that just tries to get people through our discipleship programs. Instead, we need a model that values the uniqueness and inherent worth of each person.  We also talked a lot about suffering.  And we talked about the part suffering plays—ironically!—in the … More Episode 49: Flourishing, Suffering, and the Renewal of All Things, with Trevor Lee, host of Speak in the Suffering

Episode 48: Integrity and Coherence in Leadership, with Lisa Slayton, CEO of Tamim Partners

In a broken and confusing world, it is realy hard to know the right thing to do.  In this episode, Lisa Slayton doesn’t come with a bunch of clear-cut answers, but she does raise the right questions. And I think she points in the right direction.  We need to become people of integrity, people who … More Episode 48: Integrity and Coherence in Leadership, with Lisa Slayton, CEO of Tamim Partners

Episode 47: Leadership, Anxiety, and Family Systems, with Steve Cuss, author of Managing Leadership Anxiety

Over the course of more than twenty years of leading churches and ministries, I’ve learned that a lot of the challenges in leadership aren’t about the people—they are about what happens between the people. About our relationships. About our systems of relationships. I’ve learned that one person’s anxiety can infect, not only a leadership team, … More Episode 47: Leadership, Anxiety, and Family Systems, with Steve Cuss, author of Managing Leadership Anxiety

Episode 46: Inviting the Real, with Esther Lightcap Meek, author of A Little Manual for Knowing

In her book, A Little Manual for Knowing, Esther Lightcap Meek says that in order to truly know something, we must welcome “the yet-to-be-known with respect, humility, patience, and attentiveness.”  In fact, radical attentiveness, says Meek, is essential to true knowing. In this episode of Spiritual Life and Leadership, Esther Lightcap Meek, unpacks what she … More Episode 46: Inviting the Real, with Esther Lightcap Meek, author of A Little Manual for Knowing

Episode 45: Retirement and Vocation, with Jeff Haanen, author of An Uncommon Guide to Retirement

We are called to participate with God in the healing of the world through our very work–as teachers, as mechanics, as doctors, as attorneys, as salespeople.  Our work brings the goodness of God into the world. But what about when we retire?  How can we participate with God in the healing of the world then?  … More Episode 45: Retirement and Vocation, with Jeff Haanen, author of An Uncommon Guide to Retirement