Three Steps You Can Take To Conquer Your Adaptive Challenges

If you follow The Jesus Leader on Instagram, you know that my husband and I welcomed our first baby a few weeks ago. First, let me say... She's adorable! Seriously, she's the best baby and we're so grateful to Jesus for her.  Over her first sweet weeks since being born, there is so much that I'm learning [...]

The 6 Myths of Vulnerability and How to Lead from a Place of Intimacy with God

The 6 Myths of Vulnerability and How to Lead from a Place of Intimacy with God

Have you wondered how and what to share of your personal life in ministry? How do you do it well without putting the focus on yourself? Honestly, we all want to build healthy and intimate relationships. Even in ministry, we need to know and be known. But, the reality is that sometimes we end up [...]

Nut, Fruits and Flakes. Dealing with Confrontation in Ministry.

Nut, Fruits and Flakes. Dealing with Confrontation in Ministry.

Fact of the matter is, there will always be some tension when we gather with a group of people.  But without tension you don’t get stronger!  That’s how you build muscles.  But to have a healthy church environment, we must always be asking, how are my relationships?  To have the right environment, it begins with [...]

The Essential Qualities of a Strong Christian Leader- Part 3

The Essential Qualities of a Strong Christian Leader- Part 3

If you were with me in our last episode, which was Episode 25, you know that we’re in the midst of a series on the essential qualities of strong christian leaders. Two weeks ago, in Episode 24, we started with this series and discovered that the perfect starting is place is Discipline.  Why discipline?  Because without [...]

The Essential Qualities of a Strong Christian Leader- Part Two

The Essential Qualities of a Strong Christian Leader- Part Two

 If you caught the last episode, which was Episode 24, The Essential Qualities of a Strong Christian Leader, you heard me talk about what I believe is the perfect starting place for understanding and growing in our Christian Leadership.  Do you remember what it was?  Discipline.  Without discipline, other gifts and character traits of a [...]

A Legacy of Faith

A Legacy of Faith

Vanessa Smith is a servant of God. She has been in ministry for a long time and has cultivated a deep relationship with Jesus that flows into every area of her life. Not only has she been faithfully serving, she has such a heart for God and a wealth of wisdom about ministry and leadership. [...]