Guilt and Leadership

I found myself doing something this past Sunday in Bible class that I haven’t done in a long time. I used guilt as a motivator. When I am trying to motivate people to action my view has been to tell them what it is and why it is important and hopefully they will come. We […]

Eat the Cookie Buy the Shoes – Joyce Meyer

I recently received a review copy of Joyce Meyer’s newest book, Eat the Cookie…Buy the Shoes: Giving Yourself Permission to Lighten Up and I must say that I have been pleasantly surprised by this book. The goal of this book seems to be a pendulum swing from pressuring ourselves and feeling guilty for receiving anything […]

How Do You Motivate Once Guilt is Removed?

People still think of the Sunday morning service as the “have to” part of Christianity. There is no doubt about it in my mind. Why else would many churches only get 30-50% return, if that, on Wednesday night? Things that have led to our current situation: The motivation of guilt is being removed. Some used […]