Reading Time: 3 minutes When life is full of opportunities and risks, we naturally ask ourselves, “Am I trusting God or just being foolish?” This is a good question to ask because, while God calls us to trust him, he also calls us to manage our lives with Godly wisdom. So, how do you know if a decision is a step of faith, or just plain foolish? Is it a choice between trust and irresponsibility?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Real men are spiritual leaders in their family. At least that’s what I thought they said when I returned from a ministry event for men in the summer of 1994. But there was a lot of baggage that I carried forward that had to be dealt with before I could even begin to think of being a leader of anything spiritual.

Reading Time: 6 minutes Following Jesus can be scary.   If we are called to lead others in the Christian life, it can be terrifying.  The challenges and responsibilities of helping others follow Jesus can seem overwhelming.  Eternal destinies are on the line.  How do we lead others in holiness and godliness when it often feels like we can barely keep it together ourselves?