Retrofitted Decisions

While there may be times we need to adapt and compromise in our decisions, adding something not originally intended to be a part of the solution can be a result of politics. Think of how much “pork” is added to bills in the name of compromise in the the political realm, tacking on someone’s personal agenda to get that individual’s vote. Their decision had nothing to do with what was for the good of all but for personal gain. Similarly, church leaders might . . . Continue reading Retrofitted Decisions

Decisions Reveal Faith in God’s Power?

As church leaders we can get so caught up in risk analysis, using tools like SWOT which have us consider our strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats when making decisions, or weighing the pros and cons. But, where does prayer come into the picture? Where does trusting God fit into our decisions? How do our decisions reflect faith in God’s power? How do verses like the following relate to . . . Continue reading Decisions Reveal Faith in God’s Power?

Decisions You Don’t Have to Be Ashamed to Make

Do you believe the Gospel is “the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes” (Rom. 1:16)?

If so, then you will seek to make decisions that line up with and reflect the Gospel. When you do, you don’t have to be ashamed of your course of action, even if . . . Continue reading Decisions You Don’t Have to Be Ashamed to Make