The Christmas Story in 3 Minutes

Last week in Ottawa, I had the joying to telling the Christmas story at a Christian Embassy banquet for government leaders--MPs, Senators and ambassadors.  The challenge was the time limit:  three minutes. Having a three minute time limit turned out to…

Leadership Lessons from Less-Known Parts of the Bible (Joshua 22)

Ever been misunderstood? Misunderstandings are a part of life. If not handled well, they can create major messes in our marriages and ministries. That’s one reason I’m thankful for the incident recorded in Joshua 22. It’s a case study on…

Leadership Lessons from Less-Known Parts of the Bible (Joshua 18)

After Judah, Ephraim and Manasseh receive their land grants, things come to a sudden stop. The remaining tribes don’t seem overly eager to get their territories. Instead, they settle in at Shiloh. So Joshua comes up with a plan to…

Leadership Lessons from Less-Known Parts of the Bible (Joshua 16-17)

Joshua 16 and 17 form one literary unit dealing with the allotment of land to the tribes of Ephraim and Manasseh—the two sons of Joseph. In the midst of the details about territorial boundaries, these chapters contain fascinating lessons for all…

Leadership Lessons from the Less-Known Parts of the Bible (Joshua 15)

  Joshua 15 details the boundaries of the territory given to the tribe of Judah. After mapping out the borders, Joshua lists the cities included in Judah’s allotment. In the middle of the chapter, we read the fascinating account of…