We could all use some kindness

Wendy and I watched A beautiful day in the Neighborhood with Tom Hanks last night. Again, we seem to end up watching the best movies later in the evening. Maybe that’s because I always feel like I want to do a dozen things after supper and so sitting down in front of a screen seems…

Invitations to speak

Wendy and I have a few invitations to speak – virtually of course right now – but still, they are invitations. I’m always amazed that anyone would ask us to speak – as King David said, who am I and who is our family – let me finish the sentence, that you would put us…

Qualifications for leadership

One of the books I have been reading is Lead Like Jesus by Ken Blanchard and Phil Hodges.  In the chapter entitled Why lead like Jesus?  They go on to examine the issue of competency in leadership.  They point out that competency is a less needful ingredient to leadership than humility. In regard to having…