Constantly on a learning curve, I have read many articles about remote leadership over the years. The advice they give ranges from being trustworthy to having good written and oral communication. Other traits they suggest are proactive, organized, and indefatigable. While fabulous advice and traits I aspire to, I don’t know that they give me the nuts and bolts I long for in growing and sustaining a remote team.
I would encourage you to notice the seemingly insignificant stories and see what we might glean from the one small snippet into their lives. Then we should be reminded that others may see just a snippet of ours, and hopefully see Jesus in the midst.
When the world tells us we’re supposed to be better than, how can we be satisfied with ordinary?
Through our PCS (Permanent Change of Station) experiences, we have found that the Lord continues to teach us some things.
As I pondered the word Diaspora in reading through 1 Peter lately, I pondered another people group that God has scattered and wondered again what His purpose and plan was in it. My family and I live in a military culture, a unique people group from a single nation. We have chosen military life, but so many times it can take us places we never expected.