Tag Archives: leadership

Book Review: Toxic Leadership

Toxic Leadership:  5 People Churches Should Never Hire, by Tobin Perry From time to time [1] I like to read books about church leadership and how it is viewed from a somewhat worldly perspective.  There are a wide variety of … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Christianity | Tagged | Leave a comment

Book Review: The Next Generation Leader

The Next Generation Leader:  Essentials For Those Who Will Shape The Future, by Andy Stanley When I read this book as part of my occasional reading on the subject of leadership [1], I was concerned that this book would be … Continue reading

Posted in American History, Bible, Book Reviews, Christianity, History | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Awaken The Leader Within

Awaken The Leader Within:  How The Wisdom Of Jesus Can Unleash Your Potential, by Bill Perkins After finding this particular book in the bookshelf next to my bed, I figured it would be an enjoyable read.  After all, I enjoy … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Book Reviews, Christianity | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Book Review: Leadership Promises For Every Day

Leadership Promises For Every Day:  A Daily Devotional, by John C. Maxwell [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] The brand of John Maxwell has in recent years … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Biblical History, Book Reviews, Christianity, History | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Book Review: Singles Ministry Handbook

Singles Ministry Handbook:  A Practical Guide To Reaching Adult Singles In The Church, edited by Douglas L. Fagerstrom In writing about this book I feel it somewhat necessary to provide some context.  This book is a moderate sized work at … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Book Reviews, Christianity, Church of God, Love & Marriage | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Book Review: Change

Change:  How To Remain A Strong Leader During Your Church’s Transition, by Janice Stinnett [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press in exchange for an honest review.] It is difficult to know whether a book like … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Book Reviews, Christianity, Church of God | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Medieval Management By Wandering Around

Largely because there is a widespread chronological prejudice and a lack of historical awareness on the part of many management theorists, Management By Walking Around is thought as a contemporary phenomenon.  Yet management by walking around is an exceedingly old … Continue reading

Posted in History, Musings | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: If Harry Potter Ran General Electric

If Harry Potter Ran General Electric:  Leadership Wisdom From The World Of The Wizards, by Tom Morris This book exists on at least two levels, and both of them are worthy of consideration for both readers and writers about the … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Book Review: Lost Battles

Lost Battles: Reconstructing The Great Clashes Of The Ancient World, by Philip Sabin This book is not the sort of book one would expect from looking at its title, and that is not necessarily a bad thing. As a frequent … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History, Military History | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Eulogy For A Former Pastor: Mr. Don Waterhouse

Late yesterday night, as I was winding down and attempting to sleep, I received the following message from one of the local elders I know in one of the Church of God groups in the Tampa Bay area, giving a … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Christianity, Church of God, History, Musings | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments