Articles published in 2016

Year End Newsletter

By Gary Tenpenny
Leadership and Life Coach

I want you to know how excited I am to report what has been happening as God called me to the role of Area Director for CBMC in Kansas City/Kansas in May of 2016.

Tags:  Newsletter, Year-End, Kansas, Kansas City

Return to Cana

Cana is a tiny, insignificant village on the slopes of the Galilean hills. It was just down the road from Jesus’ hometown of Nazareth. Even today, there is not much to see in Cana, even for eager tourists. There are no great monuments erected to former heroes. No major battle was fought there. No world leader emerged from that town. It has always been a backwater place for ordinary people.

Tags:  Leadership

Are you traveling without a Compass?

By Gary Tenpenny
Leadership and Life Coach

Who do you call when you have a problem? One thing can be said about David, he always had good people around him. Throughout his leadership, David never had to look far for an outstanding ally to call upon. David could be neglectful with his own children. But in times of crisis, he invariably turned to trustworthy associates who could get the job done.

Tags:  Crisis, Coaching, Wisdom, Personal Development, Leadership Development

Leaving A Legacy - Is what you're building today in preparation for tomorrow?

By Gary Tenpenny
Leadership and Life Coach

“Amen!” Benaiah son of Jehoiada replied. “May the Lord, the God of my lord the king, decree that it happen. And may the Lord be with Solomon as he has been with you, my lord the king, and may he make Solomon’s reign even greater than yours!” 1Kings 1:36-37

The power of a godly legacy is that a generation builds on the one that preceded it.

Tags:  Legacy, Building, Foundation

Are you Building on Solid Rock or Sinking Sand?

By Gary Tenpenny
Leadership and Life Coach

And the king commanded them to quarry large stones, costly stones, and hewn stones, to lay the foundation of the temple. 1 Kings 5:18

Anyone who has constructed a building knows how crucial the foundation is. If the base of the building is not straight and solid, the entire structure is in jeopardy. It matters not what elaborate furnishings and decorative work is done on the top floors of a structure if the foundation is flawed.

Tags:  Foundation, Personal Development, Leadership Development, Coaching