Temptations are a serious phenomenon for everyone. We are all tempted in different areas of our lives: with our diet, our money, our exercise, our decisions, our statements, and even with whom we spend our time. Even the most self-controlled are tempted. Remember how Satan tempted Jesus in the wilderness? Now if only we could resist temptation like Jesus we’d be in good shape, wouldn’t we?
The temptations leaders face can be vast and heavy. They’re heavy because when we falter, others also feel the weight of our actions, decisions, and statements.
Here are three of the most common temptations I see leaders face today. (more…)
Train says it best in the lyrics of the song, “Words:”
Words, they’ll try to shake you, don’t let them break you or stop your world from turning. When words keep you from feeling good, use them as firewood and let them burn.