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[…]

Clean As You Go

Over the past few weeks Vicki and I have been doing some remodeling at our house. Some of the remodel has been pretty aggressive. In other words we made a huge mess. At one point in the process I spent[…]

3 Steps to Start the Year on a Good Foundation

Step 1 – Start Right I’m a big fan off starting right.  I truly believe how you start is crucial.  Part of my new year schedule is to spend the first month in a devotion and discipleship time.  I find[…]

The Trust Factor – The Glue of leadership

My wife and I have been binge watching a new show called, “The Crown”.  A series about Queen Elizabeth and her becoming queen of England and learning how to adjust to royal leadership.  I have always been intrigued about how[…]

Gratitude is not seasonal

  Gratitude is not seasonal, Gratitude is foundational. I love this time of year.  It is a good time to recalibrate, refocus, and renew our mind, body and spirit around the incredible blessings of life, friendship, faith, and family.  This[…]

2 Ingredients for Relevant Leaders

We are watching a world that is breaking apart before our eyes.  This past summer has been one of the most violent.  Governments are toppling, radicalism seems to be the way, and everyone wants their way and to protect their[…]

The Terrain Determines your Focus

When I run in enjoy running on different terrains.  In my neighborhood there are streets, sidewalks, running track, bike trails, gravel paths, and trails in the woods.  Each terrain causes me to run differently. The terrain determines my focus.  If[…]

3 Reasons to be a Learning Leader

Good leaders know things.  Great leaders learn things.  They never stop learning.  This is a simple reminder for us to live life within certain boundaries.  I have determined in my life to Never Never Never stop learning.  Great leaders consistently attend[…]

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[…]