Whatever your preference on how to merge, own your choice and don’t second-guess yourself, says the Rev. Jack Shitama.
There are practices that can help us train our brains to respond better to life’s stresses, writes the Rev. Jack Shitama.
How your emotions affect you depends on which emotion you give more attention and energy, writes the Rev. Jack Shitama.
Nursing intense feelings won’t help to resolve interpersonal issues, says the Rev. Jack Shitama, so it’s essential to get some perspective on the problem.
A good leader keeps her eyes on the direction the organization is going in order to fulfill its mission, but she needs to allow for disagreement, writes the Rev. Jack Shitama.
Contrary to popular opinion, it isn’t possible to achieve “a balanced life,” counsels the Rev. Jack Shitama. Balance requires active engagement with each day’s happenings.
Methodism’s founder John Wesley was right – the disciplined practice of what the Rev. Jack Shitama calls “keystone habits” prepares Christians to mature into spiritual leaders.
The Rev. Jack Shitama offers four down-to-earth techniques for putting Jesus’ spiritual counsel against worry into practice.
The Rev. Jack Shitama delves deeper into how to take an emotional stand, using his own life experience of learning to take responsibility for using his feelings effectively.
In the church, it is almost impossible to lead change, unless you, as a leader, can take emotional stands in a healthy way, writes the Rev. Jack Shitama.