Start S.M.A.R.T. in 2017

“Do you see a man diligent in his business?  He shall stand before kings.” Proverbs 22:29   For many, a new year means new goals, new dreams and new desires. A new year gives opportunity to a fresh start. It gives opportunity to get back on the right track and to make things right. Personally, I […]

Do You Have Internet Addiction?

Written By: John Grant, Mentor @ Idlewild Baptist Church John Grant is a Strong27™ mentor at Idlewild Baptist Church in Tampa, FL.  John was a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 1980-1986 and was a Senator in the Florida State Senate from 1986-2000.  He was also an attorney and partner of Harris, Barrett, […]

Lead With Excellence

“Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will serve before kings; he will not serve before obscure men.” Proverbs 22:29 I have experienced the difference in influence between good and great leaders. From my time in the corporate world to my last 5 years in full-time ministry, I’ve been fortunate enough to […]

Failing? You Are Adequate!

It’s been five years since transitioning from corporate America into full-time ministry and a non-profit lifestyle. The last five years have been interesting, to say the least. There have been moments where I felt like a conqueror standing on top of a mountain, and there have been moments where I felt like I was in […]