I like the idea of winter, but I don’t like being in the snow, ice and cold. I like the idea of losing weight, but I don’t like avoiding empty carbohydrates. I like the idea of training leaders, but I don’t like corrective conversations. I like the idea of being humble, but I don’t like […]
Merry Christmas! I hope you are enjoying your celebration of Christ’s birth. He is the light of the world! In order to be most fully present with my family during this time, I’m going dark on the blog for a week or so. Will resume in 2013.
Everyone battles discontent at different times and in different ways. Some are discontent with their marriage. Others are discontent with their bodies. Many are discontent with their career path. For every expectation we can have, a discontent is readily available. Because feelings of discontent seem normal, it’s easy to miss how poisonous they are to […]
I’m doing a series of posts on sentences that have changed my life (part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4). Here’s another: You’re never as good as you think and you’re never as bad as you think. This sentence may strike you as odd, especially in light of the last one (“I am far more sinful and […]
Here it is: Without a vibrant relationship with Jesus, you can’t lead others to Jesus. It’s so obvious that it feels stupid to even write. But it’s something I have to remind myself and our team of constantly. It’s so easy to do ministry for Jesus without doing it with Jesus. It’s common for leaders […]