THIS is what Church should be!

On Sunday, I witnessed two separate moments that reminded me exactly why we still need the Church. It wasn’t even my home church. Of course, that doesn’t really matter. I strongly believe in the big “C” Church. The global Church that every Jesus follower belongs to. I love my home church. I have experienced some […]

Your Year-end Life Audit: 25 questions to help you prepare for the New Year

As we start the final countdown on another year, this a great time to take stock of our lives. Over the past few years, I have seen the importance of planning my life instead of allowing it to simply happen. I don’t want the chips to fall where they may. I want to blaze a trail […]

Will 2016 be different? Add these 3 goal areas

We are in “no man’s land,” that odd week that exists between Christmas and New Year’s. Sure, it’s still technically 2015, but this week is more like a rift in the time-space continuum. The kids are out of school and we have a limited work week. It’s a strange gift from the heavens. A bonus. […]

On the twelfth day of Christmas: The Birth of Jesus

It’s Christmas Eve! This single day is filled with more collective anticipation than any other day of the year. It’s also probably one of the most exhausting days of the year! In a few minutes, I’ll be driving for 6+ hours, going to a family Christmas party, attending our church’s Christmas Eve service, and then […]