Conscious Leaders are more than just competent business or religious leaders. They are leaders deeply connected to themselves, to others, and to this world. They know the interconnectedness of all things and, as a consequence, they seek to lead from this profound awareness. As a conscious leadership coach and spiritual teacher himself, Dr. Steve McSwain guides leaders and professional people, companies and faith-based organizations in learning and living by the leadership laws of success. One-on-one and group coaching is available. For more information on Steve McSwain’s conscious leadership coaching programs, CLICK HERE
As a inspirational speaker, Dr. Steve McSwain’s natural, communicative style instantly endears and connects him with audiences. With laughter sprinkled with profound wisdom, Steve shares insights for life and living he’s learned throughout a lifetime of leading. He inspires audiences through a myriad of fascinating stories, some true, and all real-world, life experiences he’s learned during his world travels. He challenges listeners to reclaim the leader within, to awaken to the sacred side of life, and to aspire to live an authentic, abundant, as well as charitable and happy life. For more info on Dr. Steve McSwain’s speaking schedule, CLICK HERE
Dr. Steve McSwain’s The Enoch Factor is an award-winning book, having been named one of two finalists for “Most Inspirational Book of the Year-2011″ in the IndieBook Awards at the Global Book Expo (NYC).
It has been described as “a candid memoir” on how misguided religion can become and what can be done to restore a vital religious or spiritual life.
It calls for an end to religious dogmatism and narrow-mindedness and the consequential crisis of faith that is driving millions to question lifelong beliefs, change religions, or abandon religion altogether.
The Giving Myths makes the compelling case that the highest purpose of human existence is to give yourself away and generously share your abundance with the world.
Being generous isn’t the way to happiness, it is happiness.
The life you’ve always wanted cannot be found in things such as career, relationships, personal achievements, or, as Steve McSwain puts it, “…in your trials, tragedies, trophies or triumphs. It is found instead in learning the skill of getting outside of yourself and freely giving yourself away in the service of others. The Giving Myths shows readers how.
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Dr. Steve’s McSwain’s Blog Posts
Generosity in giving is best motivated by storytelling. “Once upon a time…” Not this kind of storytelling. But who does not love from time to time, a good “Once upon a time…” kind of story? The kind of storytelling that best motivates generosity in giving is the personal and authentic. My name is Steve McSwain. […]
When a pet dies, what do you do? This post first appeared on my BeliefNet.com blog. Last Wednesday, we said “Good-bye” to our beloved Oscar, a mini-Dachshund, who brought to Pam and me more joy, laughter, and companionship than I can describe here. I have never cried so much in all my life. Will I […]
The recent public storm over actress Renee Zellweger’s changing facial look is raising the age-old question about growing old: How does anybody do it? You don’t. Growing old does you. That’s the conclusion to which I have come, anyway. Nobody grows old. You just wake up one day and realize you are. Dress up aging […]
How to Know God Or, Making Room for More…of God Matthew 22:1-14; Philippians 4:1-9 How to know God. I get that question a lot. I’ve asked that question a lot. Jesus once told a parable of a Wedding Feast (Matthew 22:1-14). A king prepared a huge party…a wedding party…for his son. When the party was […]
Freedom from Religion? Well, that’s part of what it means to live in a Democracy as well. People have the right to no religion, too. They have the right to enjoy freedom from religion. What if you were raised, however, inside a religious tradition that today looks and feels wrong to you? Does freedom from […]
Faith. What is it? How do I live by faith? Faith! What is it? How do I live by faith? These are two of the questions that I am constantly asking myself. The word faith is, for example, greatly misunderstood. In the English language, we have no verbal form of the word for “faith.” As […]
Thom and Joani Schultz released a book last year using the same title, ironically, of a blog I had written at about the same time: Why Nobody Wants to Go to Church Anymore. Both their book and the blog I wrote went off the charts in terms of readership. Now, they’ve written another book: “Why […]
Did God answer the prayer of Dr. Kent Brantly, the Ebola survivor? He says, “Yes! God saved my life!” You recall his recent press conference in which the doctor offered thanks to God for answering his prayer, and the prayers of thousands of Christians, for healing him of the oft-fatal Ebola virus. Does God Answer […]
Freedom from Religion How do you break free of organized religion? If the faith…the religion…the church you grew up in is no longer working for you, how do you break free of it? It is not always as easy as you might think. I know. I’ve been there. In the following video blog, I talk […]
Suicide Saint Augustine believed this in the fifth century and, as a consequence, this became the Church’s position regarding suicide for centuries. But Saint Augustine was wrong about this, just as he has been wrong about many other things, including “original sin.” For most of my life, I have let the Church do much of […]