I am continuing in the book of 2nd Chronicles and noticed how often the kings rise and fall based on who they have around them and who they listen to. When the kings' trusted advisors are the prophets, the nation prospers and the king does well. Of course, the opposite is true when the advise … Continue reading Who do you listen to?
I spend a fair amount of time waiting. Hospitals. Funeral homes. Meetings. When you wait you are expecting something to take place. You are poised for a time of action. In that sense, waiting is one of the most hopeful practices. As followers of Christ, we are always waiting. For his return. For the kingdom … Continue reading Waiting
Here are three things that I've read, thought about, or am contemplating this week. #1 - "Focus on process instead of goals to initiate momentum. " War of Art Incrementalism is more realistic and controllable than giant leap forwards. Those who know this and are willing to be a bit boring develop forward momentum over … Continue reading top3 for August 2, 2019
Paul encourages the people of Corinth to "be imitators of me as I imitate Christ" (1 Cor. 11.1). That is a bold statement by a man, who in many ways, was full of faults and with a past he could not have been proud of. And yet, he still asks the people to imitate him. … Continue reading Thought for the Day – 8.1.19 – Imitation as Plan A
Here are three things that have made an impact on me this week. It's my weekly (sort of!) practice of reviewing and reflecting. #1 Faith is not believing without proof, but trusting without reservation.William Sloane Coffin Oh wow...still pondering this quote. Trusting without reservation demands action(s). What in my life am I saying with my … Continue reading top3 for June 28, 2019
Here is a quick review of the top three things I’ve been reading or thinking about this week. #1 "Trust was Bill’s superpower.” TRILLION DOLLAR COACH The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley’s Bill Campbell We talk about trust a lot around the office. It is the fuel in our engine as well as the oil … Continue reading top3 for June 7, 2019