Silence is SO Hard!

Silence is SO Hard!
Slow your brain down and read this. Work through the Old English “thees and thous” and learn a lesson that can shape your life. The challenge is not understanding, but taking action. “Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together; that at length they may emerge, full-formed and majestic, into the daylight ...

Leadership: Me, Mine or Ours?

Leadership: Me, Mine or Ours?
Andy Stanley has penned the phrase: “Leadership is a stewardship, it’s temporary, and you’re accountable.” Of those three descriptors, I gravitate to “Leadership is stewardship” the most. Especially when I understand the concept of stewardship as not owning something, just managing it. That’s what it means to be a steward. You manage something that never ...

So You Want to be GREAT?!?

So You Want to be GREAT?!?
     It is June 2015. While the temperature on the outside is beginning to heat up for summer, it is also getting hot in the NBA Finals. Labron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers entered the championships highly favored to win it all and win it quick. The Golden State Warriors sort of had a ...

Good Leadership

Good Leadership
I’m often amazed at how easily scripture leaps from the pages of the Bible into the modern century. Especially as it relates to leadership. I was recently SOAPing the book of James and found a great nugget of scripture that gives us a simple filter to determine good leadership. I have heard the word “Leadership” ...

6 Strategies for Leaving a Godly Legacy

6 Strategies for Leaving a Godly Legacy
Legacy… That’s a word for “old people”, right? Not really. In the past seven days, my life has intersected with two families who experienced the death of a family member. One dear saint was a lady who was 96 years old and the other was a young man of 19 years. Both individuals left a ...