Servant Leadership

The best and most helpful book you’ll find on leadership has never been on a best-seller list. It was written way back 1896 by a famous South African pastor and teacher. It’s only only 76 pages long, but it’s chock full of inspiring Biblical wisdom. It trumps all the highly touted successful leadership strategies of our day —…

The Sweet Song of Abandonment to Divine Providence

The Lord sings a sweet song in Jean-Pierre de Caussade’s classic, “Abandonment to Divine Providence.” The path of peace is continual submission to God. “The only condition necessary for us is self-surrender to God in the present moment and then our soul becomes light as a feather, fluid as water, innocent as a child, and responds to every movement of grace like a floating balloon.”

The Rule of St. Benedict

The Rule was written by Benedict of Nursia circa 530 for a monastic community. 1,500 years later The Rule is still being followed by Benedictine monks and oblates and other Christian monastics. How can this ancient document for monks be relevant to “nonreligious” Christians today? We might think that a monastery is disconnected from society, but…