Jeff and I had an article featured in LifeWay’s Facts & Trends newsletter yesterday, “Stop Ignoring Toxic Leadership in the Church”:

Whether one or millions follow you, how you live and lead matters.

You and everyone you influence benefits when you wake up to the importance of shrinking your integrity gap.

The converse is also true. Everyone in your leadership wake (especially you) pays when your gap grows, it’s only a matter of time.

We define integrity as a commitment to continuing to shrink the gap between the values you preach and the values you actually practice.

Our perspective on the integrity gap comes from nearly two decades of sitting behind the closed doors of counseling and coaching offices.

We have been deeply grieved by the broken record being played everywhere we turn, especially its surge within the Christian church. We know we are not alone.

Read the rest at Facts & Trends.