Temptations are a serious phenomenon for everyone. We are all tempted in different areas of our lives: with our diet, our money, our exercise, our decisions, our statements, and even with whom we spend our time. Even the most self-controlled are tempted. Remember how Satan tempted Jesus in the wilderness? Now if only we could resist temptation like Jesus we’d be in good shape, wouldn’t we?

The temptations leaders face can be vast and heavy. They’re heavy because when we falter, others also feel the weight of our actions, decisions, and statements.

Here are three of the most common temptations I see leaders face today. (click to continue…)

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It’s frustrating to wonder what your purpose is, and it’s not just kids wondering what they’re going to be when they grow up, either. Many adults are searching for their purpose too, asking, “Why am I here?” I think we should look at this differently. I don’t think our purpose is a “thing.” I don’t […]

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I used to love hearing the noise, screams, and laughter when I had three young children in the house. When things got too quiet, I worried about what they were doing. As they became teenagers it was even more fun seeing the game room filled with kids having a great time. When it got quiet… […]

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