Three Attitudes

By John Ed Mathison Executive Director John Ed Mathison Leadership Ministries Every day, we have an opportunity to adopt one of three different attitudes. The attitude we adopt will go a long way in determining how much we accomplish during the day. This is true in sporting contests, work environments, church opportunities, and every relationship […]

Adversity–friend or foe

By Dr. John Ed Mathison Executive Director John Ed Mathison Leadership Ministries Adversity in life can either be a burden or a blessing.  Adversity is a stumbling block or a stepping stone, an obstacle or an opportunity.  Adversity makes some people – it breaks others.  ​This summer I spoke at a men’s conference entitled “Men of Steel.”  I […]

What is your PQ-your purpose quotient?

By Dr. John Ed Mathison Executive Director John Ed Mathison Leadership Ministries A perceptive teacher noticed one day that a little girl was having trouble with her math assignment.  She knew that the girl was shy and wouldn’t ask for help.  The teacher went to the child and offered her assistance. After she had helped […]

What’s your LQ–your legacy quotient?

By Dr. John Ed Mathison Executive Director John Ed Mathison Leadership Ministries When people think back on your life, what do they remember?  What lasting legacy are you leaving? Many people will be remembered for different things.  James Henry Smith was a zealous Pittsburgh Steelers fan.  But before he died of prostate cancer at age 55, he outlined […]

Let’s get it right!

By John Ed Mathison Executive Director John Ed Mathison Leadership Ministries Should we say “Under God” in our Pledge and should our coins bear the motto “In God We Trust”? That is a continuing legal debate. Sacramento atheist Michael Newdow entered three law suits saying that God should be removed from the Pledge and the […]