When Life Is Overwhelming

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When Life Is Overwhelming I often meet folks who want to lead something–a business, a church, a nonprofit, whatever. They are in the dream phase. Their plan makes sense on …

I want…

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In 2013 I want to: Run hard & hustle. Rest Well. Love often. Be more generous. Stay focused. Laugh more. Cry harder. Fight harder. Slow down. Enjoy my family. Give …

The Grind

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That’s how I feel these days. Life seems like a grind to me. The work is intense, the to-do list is long and at times, it all seems overwhelming and …

The Hope of the Gospel

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I’ve been reading Tim Keller’s book Ministries of Mercy. Man that dude knows how to articulate scripture, theology and culture. A thought from Keller based on Mark 10:17: “It appears that Jesus …

Thoughts on Risk

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Risk is a thought that is hard to grasp. For some of us we take to many risks and lack wisdom, others of us take to few risk and lack …

Living by Faith

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I got an email from my pastor friend in Zimbabwe. The email was short, filled with lots of real pain. My friend was grateful that we are standing with him …

Trusting God is Foreign

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I spent some time praying and reading scripture this morning. I’m reading Samuel and the story of Saul. It started so well, but we all know the ending is tragic. I …

Risk First

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A lot of people want to live an epic life. We hear amazing leaders tell amazing stories of success. We want to taste that success, we desire it, we crave it…But what …