I’ve got to be honest… I don’t totally understand investments, 401k’s, 529 plans, and all the financial planning vocabulary. I am very thankful for those whose job it is to do the behind the scenes work and then “dumb it down” to talk to people like me. I recently had a meeting with a financial… Read More What are you investing in?
I’ve recently been working through this question: “Can we truly be disciples of Jesus Christ without sharing Christ with others?” I forget now how the question came to mind, but I wanted to share some of my thoughts. These thoughts tend to be more questions directed at the main question, but I think they help… Read More Can I be a Christian without sharing Christ?
If we are not careful, something that we own can and will soon own us. I own a computer, smart phone, TV, Apple TV, XBox 360, and tablet. Just writing that is convicting. What about you? What does your list of devices look like? A “fast” is where you intentionally and voluntarily abstain, or hold… Read More Do you own it or does it own you?
I recently finished The Digital Invasion: How Technology is Shaping You and Your Relationships by Dr. Archibald D. Hart and Dr. Sylvia Hart Frejd. It’s a book that is even now almost obsolete because of how fast technology changes, but it is one I would highly recommend every parent to read. One very informative element of this… Read More The Digital Invasion
School is getting ready to start up, and for many, that means carpool lines. It means transporting your kids from one activity to the next and sitting in the car waiting. This can feel like wasted time. I love being productive and getting things done. I’m honestly thankful I’m not there yet. But I think… Read More Some of the most important minutes with your children are coming up
When you hear the word “discipline” what comes to mind? One of the first things I think of is a consequence. I wasn’t the most obedient of children (understatement of the year!), so I was well acquainted with discipline, the consequence for my actions. But discipline isn’t only negative. Consequences aren’t only negative either. Positive… Read More LEADERS KNOW: Discipline
Productivity. Time Management. Balance. Effectiveness. Family. Work. Church. Hobbies. Rest. What comes to mind with each of those words? The first line of words makes me think about the way that I spend each day. Am I being productive enough? Have I wasted too much time? Do I have the right balance between administrative matters,… Read More LEADERS KNOW: Priorities