Seeds

The entire universe is predicated upon the principle of sowing and reaping.  It’s a law that can be violated but never broken.  Even in business, or the nonprofit world, this code is alive and active.  Here are three other ways this law…

Mission

I am often bewildered by how many nonprofit organizations and churches tend to promote their model or method of service, instead of their mission to service.  I recognize that it’s easy for organizations to become infatuated with a particular…

No

Parents, teachers, coaches, employers, leaders of all kinds, this Straight Talk is for you. What you allow, you encourage.  That is worth repeating: what you allow, you encourage. ​Leadership is about setting limits as much as it is about…

Identity

Identity politics is causing a great deal of controversy and conflict these days.  Whether it's gender, race, or culture, there is mounting pressure to side with some identity group and demand our rights.  However, there’s a higher…

Our Post

Many say that we’re in Last Times.  Seeing darkness abound and evil advancing, what are we Christians to do?  Hear the words of Evangelist. “When Pompeii was destroyed, there were very many buried in the ruins of it, who were afterwards…

Their Day

Let me give you a bit of advice that will make someone’s day better, and won’t cost you a single thing.  Call the waitress, cashier, and other service folks by their name.  Look for their name tag, ask if you need to, but call them by…

Self-Love

Do you ever get discouraged?  Sure, we all do.  Discouragement is a temptation that is common to man.  But, have you ever thought about where it comes from?  Until recently, I thought discouragement was associated with the circumstances…

The Unbelievable

The value of Christianity lies precisely in that it is not always rational, philosophical, or external.  Its usefulness lies in the unforeseen, the miraculous, and the extraordinary. ​Christianity, as opposed to the philosophies of man,…

Indignant

The beautiful story of Jesus blessing the children is found in all three of the synoptic gospels, but Mark’s unique account records that Jesus became indignant and rebuked His disciples for preventing the children from coming to Him.  Can…

Blessed

In civilizations based on a Judeo-Christian ethic, children fare the best; far better than their counterparts in other parts of the world.  Why?  Long ago these cultures discovered the concept of childhood. The idea of childhood is not…