Monthly Archives: September 2013

What makes a Christian ministry Christian?

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Corporate life as corporate witness.

Our life together in a ministry as a corporate body is one of the best witnesses we have as to what life in the kingdom of God looks like. And in this regard, the staff and volunteers of a Christian ministry can be either its greatest asset or its greatest threat, because people give an organization its corporate life, for better or worse. More

TheStory: My devotionals start next week

Just a quick announcement that my series of daily devotionals for Scripture Union’s theStory starts on October 1st – looking at Abraham’s successes and failures in his journey of faith. Follow it here. More

Diversity: God’s gift to the Church

A possible downside to ministry specialization is that employees, who are devoting their careers to a specific cause, can fall into the trap of bemoaning that not everyone shares their passion. They may even become angry and bitter that others don’t “get it.” The following is some common sense advice for how to stay balanced and healthy while committed to a cause. More

Regulating The Sex Lives Of Employees At Religious Institutions: Ontario Human Rights Commission is Updating Our Understanding of Creed

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Ontario Human Rights Commission Review On Creed.

The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) is in the midst of a three year review of the concept “creed” in the Ontario Human Rights Code.  Navigating religious discrimination is not for the faint of heart.  It is an ambitious plan – especially when you consider the first question that they… More

What God has taught me about my own leadership

September 15th marked my tenth anniversary in leadership at CCCC! Since this blog is called “Christian Leadership Reflections”, I will recognize these ten years by sharing the most important lesson God has taught me about my own leadership in that time.

But other experienced ministry leaders have also learned leadership lessons, so some of those will share the most important lessons that God taught them too.