Blast from the Past – Dealing With Backstabbers!

https://benjaminconway.net/2013/11/20/loyalty-8-signs-of-disloyalty-5-the-backstab/ I originally posted this two years ago – it is from November 2013.  It is still just as relevant and helpful to all pastors and leaders as it was then. If you are in a situation where you are being backstabbed, talk about it – maybe we can help.   That’s what the commentContinue reading “Blast from the Past – Dealing With Backstabbers!”

Jurisdiction 3: Mind Your Own Business

One of the Scriptures you won’t find in a memory box or on a fridge magnet is: Make it your goal to live a quiet life, minding your own business and working with your hands, just as we instructed you before. 1 Thess. 4.11 Yet one of the most important things we can do asContinue reading “Jurisdiction 3: Mind Your Own Business”

5 Things I Have Learned About Leadership At Andrew Wommack’s Leadership Conference So Far

5.  Pastors have to be thorough in their teaching, realizing there are ditches on both sides of the road and we need to help people steer a course forward. 4.  Celebrate the victories and gifts of other people.  You need each other. 3.  It is up to pastors to teach people the purpose of government.Continue reading “5 Things I Have Learned About Leadership At Andrew Wommack’s Leadership Conference So Far”

5 Things I Learned From Yoda (About Being a Better Leader)

Yoda is over nine hundred years old and was the ruler of an ancient group of Jedi.  An accomplished fighter and leader, he has a great deal of wisdom.  Here is some of the things I have learned from this little green dude:  Don’t attempt something – do it To achieve anything in life youContinue reading “5 Things I Learned From Yoda (About Being a Better Leader)”

Priorities vs Willpower

Life is comprised of decisions.  Successful people are people who have made good decisions.  Unsuccessful people are people who have made bad decisions. You are where you are today because of the decisions you have made.  If your life is a mess, it is because you have made poor decisions. As leaders, don’t blame theContinue reading “Priorities vs Willpower”

Jurisdiction 2: To Judge or Not to Judge

One of the things that happens a lot is that people as Christians are told “judge not”.  It’s like a mantra.  The whole world has embraced it now – we must not judge. Now if you take that to logical extremes it’s absurd!  There are two pieces of meat, one is rotten and smells, theContinue reading “Jurisdiction 2: To Judge or Not to Judge”