SILENCIO: A BOOK ON A MISSION

In many respects, Silencio is a book on a mission: to guide you to the often-uncharted geography of the human-yet-eternal soul And, Leadership Transformations is a “team of missionaries” committed to helping you find your way back home to the heart of God. Why? Because your soul matters to God.

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POSTURE – A SOUL’S FEAST

This week began with Christ the King Sunday, which leads us into Thanksgiving, and then culminates with the first Sunday in Advent. What a great week for the nourishment of the soul – a spiritual trifecta! With Christ the King we conclude the liturgical calendar and the end of the

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LIVING AND SERVING AT GODSPEED

In my 41 years of ministry, I’ve learned that building spiritual formation in congregations and communities might require a change of pace. Earlier this summer, I passed the threshold of my 41st year in ministry. My career began in the local church for 11 years, followed by 14 years at

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4 LEADERSHIP WORDS FOR JULY 4

In between the flags, parades, cookouts, and fireworks, I’d like to suggest we muse on 4 leadership words for July 4. Each of these are needed now more than ever in the hearts, minds, and lives of our leaders – in politics, business, education, and yes, even in the Church.

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LTI’s 16th Anniversary – July 1, 2019!

Today we celebrate the 16th anniversary of Leadership Transformations! On July 1, 2003, Ruth and I ventured into uncharted waters to commence the LTI journey. For the past 16 years, in calm, challenging, and delightful waters, we have navigated our way to today. Not alone to be sure: since day one

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MEMORIAL DAY: REMEMBER AND GIVE THANKS

  “The spiritual discipline of remembrance is biblical, historical and simply good for the soul.” – Steve Macchia The spiritual discipline of remembrance is biblical, historical and simply good for the soul. God leads the way in this regard. Recalling the goodness of each day of creation, in Genesis 1

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My Three Ruths

MY THREE RUTHS Reflections on Mother’s Day 2019 I’m a blessed man. My mom was Ruth Naomi. My wife is Ruth Lynn. My daughter is Rebekah Ruth.   I’m surrounded by Ruths. And I’m profoundly grateful. I would not be the man I am without my three Ruths.   My

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WHAT IS LEADERSHIP?

“Is leadership all about title? I don’t think so. Leadership is all about influence. The fact of the matter is, each of us are exercising leadership in some capacity.” – Steve Macchia One would think there would be general agreement in answer to the question, “What is leadership?” Perhaps it

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JUNE 2019 SPIRITUAL FORMATION SYMPOSIUM FOCUSING ON LEADERS & TEAMS

Meeting on the beautiful campus of Denver Seminary, with the Rocky Mountains as our backdrop, this pristine space for reflection and renewal is ideal for the heart, mind, body and soul. If you are a leader in search of a community-based, thought-provoking, learning experience then LTI’s upcoming Spiritual Formation Symposium

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Preparing for Lent

Tomorrow is the first day of Lent 2019. Known as Ash Wednesday, it will serve as the beginning of our annual pilgrimage to the cross and the empty tomb. Regardless of your denominational expression, Lent is a season of the church year that pinnacles with the final days of Christ’s

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Steve Macchia

Founder & President

Steve is a graduate of Northwestern College (IA) and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (M.Div. and D.Min.). His prior ministry includes serving on the pastoral staff at Grace Chapel (Lexington, MA) and as president of Vision New England. Since July 1, 2003 Steve has served as founder and president of Leadership Transformations, director of the Pierce Center for Disciple-Building, and adjunct faculty in the Doctor of Ministry department at Gordon-Conwell. He is the author of sixteen books, including The Discerning Life (Zondervan Reflective),  Baker bestseller Becoming a Healthy Church, and Crafting a Rule of Life (IVP). He lives in the Boston area with his wife Ruth and is the proud father of two grown children, Rebekah and Nathan, daughter in-love Ashley, and papa to his beloved granddaughter, Brenna Lynn and twin grandsons, Aiden Joseph and Carson Stephen. “My soul comes alive singing the great hymns of the church and enjoying the beauty of God’s creation. I’m in awe of God for fulfilling the dream for LTI that he birthed in my heart, for the team he has assembled, and the transformational impact experienced in the leaders and teams we serve.

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