One year ago today I officially became a father. Totally unprepared. Not sure what to expect, how to do it, or what all it would change. It’s already been a year! But it’s only been a year. I think one thing that has surprised me is how quickly we move from one stage to the… Read More Happy first birthday, Aliya
Humility is a word that is talked about a lot in the “church” world, but I don’t hear it very often in other contexts. Interviews with professional athletes don’t reveal a vocabulary familiar with the word humility. It does, at times, come across in the speech and conduct of athletes, but it is more often… Read More Humility can make all the difference
When I was growing up, I didn’t enjoy being told what to do. I thought I knew more than I really did, and I thought my way was the best way. I was one of those kids that liked to experience things myself, and not just take the word of those who had been there.… Read More Teachable moments
Okay, this may not be exactly what you expect. There is no “silver bullet” to solve any problem that you might have in life. Some problems are just too big for any old solution. How do you redirect a marriage on the brink of divorce? How do you break the debilitating habit of addiction? How… Read More Have a problem to solve? This could help
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?