The Tension

We don’t lead from the safety of the fringe, we take up residence in the fray, where change is happening, where change is necessary.

There we find ourselves in a unique tug-of-war between what was, what is, and what could be. We are faced with the reality that we are the catalyst in the moment.

A tension ensues between ambitions and fears.

We are tempted to bail on our goals but discover that under pressure our vision becomes remarkably crystallized.

A hundred voices attempt to sway us, and we find we must lean into God with a faith
deeper than we have ever known.

Change happens in the very place where many leaders flinch, fear, and fail.

The tension we resist is actually by design. It tests us, it tries us, it conforms us to His image. The tension is necessary. The tension makes us strong. The tension is good.

– unknown

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