Scott Lowe

Monthly Archives: November 2016

L E A D E R S H I P ::: When we face the prisons of pride, fear, anxiety and worry in our lives we begin a new path of leadership freedom.

Excerpt from Tattoos on the Heart by Gregory Boyle believing our dignity before God. “At Homeboy Industries, we seek to tell each person this truth: they are exactly what God had in mind when God made them—and then we watch, from this privileged place, as people inhabit this truth. Nothing is the same again. No bullet can pierce this, no prison walls can keep this out. And death can’t touch it—it is just… Read More

The Christian is a person who recognizes that our real problem is not in achieving freedom but in learning service under a better master.-EP

Three Components to Casting a Compelling Vision By Mark Dance Does your vision rob you of your sleep? Quicken your pulse? Change your community and world? I want to explore what makes a vision so compelling that it is difficult to ignore or oppose. Your Vision Must Be a Conviction Your vision will only burn as bright as you do. When this passion comes from deep within you, people will sense it… Read More

Dan Allender gives a great definition of a leader in his book Leading with a Limp. “A leader is anyone who has someone following her. If anyone looks to you for wisdom, counsel, or direction, then you are a leader. If there is one little girl who looks at you and says, “Mommy,” then you are a leader. If there are fourteen high-energy boys holding aluminum weapons and screaming that they want to… Read More

A passage from Forgotten among the Lilies by Ronald Rolheiser (quoted in Common Prayer) : “If the Catholicism that I was raised in had fault, and it did, it was precisely that it did not allow for mistakes.  It demanded that you get it right the first time.  There was suppose to be no need for a second chance. If you made a mistake, you lived with it and, like the rich young man,… Read More

God is not a police officer.. He is a potter, forming and reforming until he has a redeemed life, a vessel fit for the kingdom. -E. Peterson

“God did not become a servant so that we could order him around but so that we could join him in a redemptive lifestyle.” – Eugene Peterson

Brett McCracken offers thoughts on the “dream church.” Good read! “Church Should Feel Uncomfortable” http://ow.ly/o7ig30663dw

“You are not the point. Your ministry is not the point and God has not pushed all his chips in on you, He has not put the kingdom in your hands as though all His hope relies in your ability to perform.” ― Matt Chandler