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.

“I don’t believe that you can crush the competition in a spirit of love, with the testimony of Christ.”

Scott McClelland

What You’ll Learn

  • Highlights from the Lord
    • Not working from the truth of already being accepted
    • Finding a place of forgiveness
  • The Lord guides and sees him through
    • The hobbit hole humbling
    • Rescued with an unexpected large contract
    • Saved from ruin
  • Don’t be driven by the spirit of the age 
    • The place of repentance
    • Doing it God’s way
  • On the other side
    • Loan repayment
    • Years later: Meeting the original Operations Director who would not have hired him
    • Complete dependence upon God
    • Put down the shovel

“The faithful man, or woman, is the one whom God promotes.”

Scott McClelland

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.