God is good and we don’t get to understand much more than that…
Our culture loves to champion it’s heroes and heroic stories. Yet, what defines a hero? Is a hero the man who dies while saving people from a burning building? Or the person who dies while blowing up a building filled with ordinary people? Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) explained, ‘Whoe’er excels in what we prize, appears a hero […]
We are part of the best story there is. So how do we cast a compelling vision for our community and connect with the people – even those who don’t believe as we do – in a way that excites them, assures them we care, and connects our story to theirs in a way that shows them the depth of meaning THE story can bring to their lives!?
If your ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step you take gets you to the wrong place faster. ― Stephen Covey
Sometimes my least favorite part about the process I feel I’m going through is learning to associate with the anxiety that small all business owners go through. It’s ridiculous. It sucks. It’s stupid! Yet it’s too often normal… Plus, it affects everything… if we let it…
If you’re not careful, exactly what you’re trying your hardest to gain is what you’ll lost the most of.
We are no longer a society of biblically familiar, church friendly folks, but rather, one of intelligent skeptics. We must learn to communicate carefully and intentionally as such.
In a noble effort to not be unloving, might we actually be completely failing at loving and defecting from our duties?
Is it humble to play smaller than we are in an area so that others don’t feel as big in an area?
“God’s purpose for my life is that I have a passion for God’s glory and that I have a passion for my joy in that glory, and that these two are one passion.” ― Jonathan Edwards