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Author/Source: Karl Bastian

Topic: Outlook in Ministry

There is no reason for negativity when we are on the WINNING TEAM!

Negativity drives me nuts.

I avoid negative people. I love them; I can appreciate their skills and contributions to a ministry, but I will spend as little time as possible with them lest their negativity rub off on me. I try to lift them up and change their attitude, but if I can’t, I’ll leave them to their self-imposed misery. As much as possible, I won’t allow them on a leadership team. There is no reason for negativity when we are on the WINNING TEAM!

You’ve likely heard the saying, “You are either a thermostat or a thermometer.” One sets the temperature, the other merely reflects it. As a leader, you must SET THE TEMPERATURE of the room in every situation. 

Leaders with a positive outlook say things like:

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