In this new series, I (Scott) want to focus on how, as believers in business leadership, our faith forms our business. We’ll be digging into that with varying perspectives and voices throughout the series. (By the way, if you or someone you know would be a great fit for this series, please contact me at

To start out, I decided I’d like to share more of my own story. To be specific, one specific crisis story. This story unfolds in two parts, so be sure to listen to both as I relay what transpired, how I got through it, how it shaped my business and, most importantly, how it impacted and changed me.

He’s trying to get through to me that I’m following my own way and that’s why I’m hemmed in by obstacles… I was finally getting the picture.

Scott McClelland

What You’ll Learn

  • Starting completely fresh
    • Scott’s business venture and how the nature of it lent to this particular crisis
    • The bank tour and the friends and family round
  • The crisis begins and grows
    • Cash flow drops
    • Solutions that didn’t work
  • The Bible verse that nailed Scott’s situation
    • Hemmed in by obstacles
    • No money to reimburse those who believed in him
  • The pressure mounts
    • A day the Holy Spirit impressed the verse on him again
    • Personal revelation: Repentance was necessary

About The Leadership Moment

Scott McClelland of Foundational Missions shares bite-sized insights into leadership, with a focus on the Bible, missions, and ministry. He pulls from a wide variety of sources and always has something to inspire and challenge us to greatness.