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Leadership Begins at Home

Family Leadership Leadership is a subject I enjoy.  Leadership has a wide range of areas to study and learn from but emerging leadership peaks my interest most. I like to see the struggle of emerging leadership in the family.  This is the birth place and training ground where God makes boys and girls into men…

Everyone Can Lead

Change Begins with Personal Leadership

Change Begins with Personal Leadership. At Leadershop we have dedicated this season to Personal Leadership Development. Before I get carried away with interesting bits and pieces I wanted to give a brief outline of what personal leadership is and what it entails. We want to reach those men and women who are stuck between what…

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Top 10 Marriage Books Reviewed

Top 10 Marriage Books Reviewed We surveyed 100 marriage therapists and compiled a list of the Top 10 Marriage Books Reviewed.  When your marriage is in trouble or needing some enrichment, check out these Top 10 Marriage Books Reviewed.  These books provide many practical ideas, assessments, lists, exercises, and insights to help your marriage. We…

Real Recovery

Real Recovery

Real Recovery Finding Real Recovery Many people struggle along for years not finding real recovery.  They are trapped in a search for a goal that just doesn’t feel real.  In many cases they can recite the slogans but don’t report the joy of new life in recovery. Consequently recovery doesn’t feel real or seem possible….

Strong Anchors

Counseling In A Storm

Counseling In A Storm When people come to me they are in a furious storm of life.  Things are usually so bad it really is the fight of their lives.  People have some tools that have worked in the past but don’t seem to be as useful as they once were.  Let me illustrate with…

Recovery Effort

Recovery Is A Team Effort

Recovery Is A Team Effort “Recovery is the most selfish thing you will ever do.” You either love or hate this saying.  I want to respond by saying, “there is no “I” in recovery but addiction has two of them”. People see how active addiction is selfish. They feel guilt, shame, and condemnation for it….

Counseling Office

Failure to Launch Part III

Failure to Launch Part III of III This blog will look at why we should take action on Failure to Launch and how to make the most from coaching and counseling. Part I Review Part I briefly looked at how each age has its own spirit.  This idea helps us understand the context in which…

Christian Counseling for Men

The Fight of Their Lives

The Fight of Their Lives Bottom Line Leadershop Ministries offers Knoxville Christian Counseling, Life Coaching, and Experiential Challenges There is a war being fought over the hearts and minds of men Men are willing to make sacrifices for their loved ones and worthy causes In order to win the fight of their lives men need…

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Jesus on the shelf

Jesus on the shelf We are just a few days into December and the “don’t “X” Christ out of Christmas” has already begun. So have the dreaded elf on the shelf photos. As you know at Leadershop Ministries we want to help you integrate your faith into every aspect of family life. We believe this…

Peacemaking Through The Holidays

Peacemaking Through the Holidays This blog will look at 3 approaches to peacemaking through the holidays, ways to support loved ones, and some tips to keep a healthy perspective on the holidays. The holidays are upon us.  This brings an extra dose of stress and high expectations for many.  Being around family can be wonderful…