“How can I influence others without moral compromise?” There are a number of easy cheats to convince people to follow your leadership (carrots and sticks) or to buy your product or join your cause (incentives), but eventually those things always fail. Why? Because they’re disingenuous. They don’t tap into people’s passions. They don’t move the heart. And without that happening, whatever impact you have is fleeting at best.Continue Reading...
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Matt Chandler shares some of the story of his conversion and discusses some of the men who have shaped him:
There are certain people who have been a powerful influence on us, particularly in how we live out our faith.
I’ve spoken of some of them here before. My friends Adam & John have been major influences, particularly as we’ve been wrestling with theology together. Chris, a godly man who took me and a few other guys under his wing at a moment in my life when I desperately needed guidance and counsel. My Friday morning men’s group is increasingly becoming influential in my life as we try to work out .
But what about you?
Who influences you?
Who has been an influence in the past and who continues to be to this day?