Eric Geiger - a Husband, Father, Author, Vice-President of LifeWay Church Resources


3 Ways to Implode as a Leader

We shouldn't be surprised when great leaders implode, when their inner lives cave in dramatic fashion. We should grieve, pray, and love, but we shouldn't think ourselves better and we shouldn't be caught off guard. David, a man after God's own … [Continue reading]

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What If God Chose to Be Silent?

My friend, Toby Jennings, is guest-blogging today. Toby is the Managing Editor of LifeWay’s Explore the Bible, a book-by-book study for groups of all ages. Toby earned his PhD from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. You can access a free … [Continue reading]

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Links for Leaders 4/4/14

“Be real with people or be prepared to lose them.” These strong words open this article from Brandon Cox about how to foster authenticity in your leadership culture. Many leaders fail to get the most out of their employees. Here are 8 leadership … [Continue reading]

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Your Leadership Shelf Life

Leadership is always a temporary assignment—always. It is a temporary assignment because leaders do not ultimately own the teams, ministries, or organizations that they lead. They simply steward what the Lord has entrusted to their care for a … [Continue reading]


How the Bible Defines Shepherd

“Shepherding” is an unusual term in our modern society. Most of us have only encountered sheep at a petting zoo. But shepherding is a term the Bible uses often in referring to leaders. Shepherds were a normal, common part of the culture in the … [Continue reading]

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The Effectiveness of a “Lazy, Intelligent” Leader

Erich von Manstein is historically known as one of Germany’s best military strategists and field commanders. He was a part of Hitler’s regime and committed/allowed horrific atrocities against the Jewish people. Some believe Hitler may have won if he … [Continue reading]

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Knowledge and Zeal

Four kinds of persons: zeal without knowledge; knowledge without zeal; neither knowledge nor zeal; both zeal and knowledge. The first three condemned him. The last acquitted him, were excommunicated by the Church, and yet saved the Church. ~ … [Continue reading]


Links for Leaders 3/28/14

Pride undermines leadership, but everyone battles it one way or another. Carey Nieuwhof shares 5 habits that reveal prideful leaders. Grammar: it’s likely not something you’ve thought much about since elementary school, but it is really important … [Continue reading]

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Who, What, and Where

Yesterday I was talking to a good friend about his next ministry assignment and what is most compelling to him about his next step in vocational ministry. We talked about which is more important to him during this next phase of his life—the who, the … [Continue reading]