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Bringing It All Together By Dr. Brian S. Simmons

Steward Leadership, Work, and Life Calling Come Together During seasons of rest from work, it is essential to reflect and bring what matters most all together. Even God rested from His work of creation! Human beings, created in God’s image, find meaning and purpose in work. And, like God, it is important to rest from…

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Time Management By Dr. Brian S. Simmons

Mastering the Stewardship of Time Time management is about getting work done efficiently and effectively with a focus on our most important purposes. All are given 24 hours per day, seven days per week, 365 days per year. And, once time is spent, it is finished. There are no do-overs!   So, how do leaders manage…

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Allegiance or Accountability? By Dr. Brian S. Simmons

The Choice Between Blind Allegiance or Brutal Accountability There is a tension between allegiance and accountability. All organizational leaders, at one time or another, face the dilemma of approaching a leader overtaken by a fault or challenging ideas that may not be the best.  We wrestle with the tension between disregarding wrong or unwise behavior…

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Standing Tall with Full Integration By Dr. Brian S. Simmons

Standing Tall and Integration in all Areas of Life Leaders who effectively integrate faith with life inspire us! Hobby Lobby has become one of America’s favorite arts and crafts stores! In his book, More Than A Hobby, David Green recounted a foundational story from the early years of his business. Every year at Christmas and…

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Faith in Action By Dr. Brian S. Simmons

The Power of Putting Faith in Action A few years ago, I was blessed by the opportunity to get to know a man of great faith, Jerry Bridges.  Jerry wrote several books for the Navigators including, The Pursuit of Holiness, which sold more than 1 million copies.  As Jerry mentored me one day over lunch,…

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A Year-End Personal Evaluation By Dr. Brian S. Simmons

Learn How to Effectively Complete a Personal Evaluation Now is the best time of the year for personal evaluation. This past year was a BIG one for our family.  We have a new normal!  Seven of our 12 grandchildren live here in Lexington, SC near us!  And, number 13 is on the way!! My wife,…

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Directing Our Steps By Dr. Brian S. Simmons

Blessings Flow as He Directs Our Steps “The Lord directs the steps of the godly.  He delights in every detail of their lives.  Though they may stumble, they will never fall, for the Lord holds them by the hand… and their children are a blessing! ~ Psalm 37: 23-4, 26 (b) NLV The Lord, in…

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A Response to Today’s Culture By Dr. Brian S. Simmons

A Steward Leader’s Biblical Response to Today’s Culture What are leaders who embrace a biblical worldview to do in response to the secular values so prevalent in today’s culture?  First and foremost, lead like Jesus led! Scripture teaches us that Jesus Christ is in very nature God, yet He took the form of a servant,…

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