How to Make Everyday Valentines Day

Today is Valentines Day and the delivery people are rushing as fast as they can to finish the last of the chocolate, flower, teddy-gram deliveries to get home to their valentine.  Sometimes we can feel like those delivery people, rushing[…]

6 Benefits of Trouble

Today I want to talk to you about something we forget.  Trouble.  No, I’m not talking about forgetting trouble.  The is very hard to do.  We forget that we are going to have trouble.  Many times, I see leaders become[…]

5 Ways to Make your Marriage Matter During the Holidays

Before Vicki and I were married we started a tradition that we have kept for the past 35 years–a Christmas date.  It was usually Christmas light looking and going to a very fancy restaurant and order dessert and coffee (we were[…]

Why Leaders Should Go To Church

Ok, most everyone who knows me knows I am a pastor and expect me to say this.  But before I was a pastor or “had” to go to church, I went.  I am a public fan of church.  I know[…]

Success Secret-Stop trying to be a person of success

Try not to be a man of success but a man of value -Albert Einstein When success is your goal, target, or end game, everything you do becomes a tool or technique to that end. And people can tell. Instead[…]

3 Lessons to make 2016 The best Year Ever!!!

           Brand New Free Webinar I have just finished a massive project that took several years to accomplish. The preparation was intense and I learned some very good but hard lessons. I want to share with[…]

Leaders Earn It!!!

We just past Memorial Day in the United States. The day we remember those who have paid the ultimate price for the freedom and liberty we have in this country. As I was enjoying the day, I remembered a line[…]

You Have a Message-10 ways to find it!!!

If we’re going to say anything at all in life, or be anything at all in life, we have to believe we have something to say. You see, I think everyone has something to say that will or could change[…]

15 days to 2015

Are you ready.  In the midst of parties, family, shopping, and ending 2014 strong, are you ready for 2015. Have you thought about it? Has the thought crossed your mind, “How do I want my 2015 to look?” You have[…]

Purpose of Thanksgiving—Remind us where we have been

A couple of years ago I posted a thanksgiving post that referred to President Lincoln’s Thanksgiving day proclamation.  In that proclamation he stated that we are to be thankful.  Yet the focus of our thanksgiving was not just to each[…]