"True leadership starts with a purpose, not a plan." In many ways this statement sums up Albert Mohler's excellent book on leadership: The Conviction to Lead. Leadership has to do with conviction. As he writes: "Congregations and Christian institutions need effective leaders who are authentically Christian -- whose leadership flows out of their Christian commitment."
When you think of the unsaved millions in the world -- how do you think about them? I'm thinking about non-Christians. They might be co-workers, friends, neighbours, and/or family members. How do you think about them? It matters how you think of them. It really does. I like to explain what I mean. I like to suggest a nuance that might bring about a shift in your thinking. And if your thinking changes, perhaps this might change how you live.
On 12 June 2013 a number of pastors and leaders in the CRCA met at the Sydney airport to think about how we as churches can bet minister to South African migrants and pastors. This was the first time CRCA has gathered South African ministers of our denomination together. This was an important meeting, given the significant contribution South African Ministers and migrants are making to our denomination. There was a palpable cathartic atmosphere in the meeting, in which people shared both the positive and negative