What is Success?

What is Success?
Someone recently asked me, “What does success look like for a Christian?”   “Success is a journey, not a destination.” – John Maxwell [Tweet This Now]  Before I offer my answer, let’s look at how most people answer that question. I would submit to you that most people define success by some material marker they ...

How to Answer Your Kid’s Questions

How to Answer Your Kid's Questions
What’s your favorite ride at Disney World?  My family has made three trips to Disney World in Orlando, Florida. As we reflect on our trips from time to time, someone will usually ask, “If you could go back right now, what would be your first ride?” Another way to pose the question is, “What is ...

NO! I’m Not on Facebook and Twitter “All Day!”

NO! I'm Not on Facebook and Twitter
This may seem like a rant, but I promise it’s not. I’ve had a few comments made to me in person over recent weeks about my “frequent” presence on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. As I have become a student of several on-line influencers, I have been able to provide content on a ...

Get Out of the Way

Get Out of the Way
It’s a simple question: Do you really want God to do something great with your life? I mean REALLY… When I look at people I know who are seeing a great work of God unfold before their eyes I notice at least one common thread: they get out of His way. I don’t mean they ...

Smiles From the Trash Dump

Smiles From the Trash Dump
I just returned from a week in Nicaragua serving with Chosen Children Ministries. This was my second trip. One thing I’ve learned about trips like this is that the operative word is “flexibility.” That’s not a reflection of CCM ability to plan. It’s just the nature of planting yourself in a foreign country with an entirely ...