Bringing Honor Back


Honor is a lost art in our society today. We’ve sacrificed honoring others and honoring our authorities on the altar of “fighting for what I believe in.” In Next Up, I talk a good bit about the honor we should show others and God. It has to be a concentration in the church if we […]

Those Crazy Baby Blues


Roughly 7 months ago, my life was changed. I’ve written about that before here. It flipped my world upside down. I had no clue 9 months before when we read the test positive that this little guy would change my life so much. Being a little bit of a selfish person (admit it, you can […]

3 Evernote IFTTT Recipes for Leaders


There are 2 tools that I’m using increasingly to get things done these days. These 2 tools have helped me be more productive day to day and with large projects. I’ve talked about one of them, Evernote many times on the blog. There’s one, though, that’s making the internet easier for a lot of people. […]

Fall At His Feet


And as they went, Jesus met them and greeted them. And they ran to him, grasped his feet, and worshiped him. (‭Matthew‬ ‭28‬:‭9‬ NLT) I love the picture this verse paints in my mind when I see it. I see the two Mary’s…. dazed and confused about where Jesus would be. Realizing that Jesus was […]

Effort Is In Limitless Supply


Many things in life have a short supply. I can’t go shopping on a random spring day and slide my debit card over and over without realizing that, at some point, the thing is going to get declined. I can’t run and run without eventually falling down from being so tired I could no longer […]

One Thing Every Good Story Needs


As Jesus was getting into the boat, the man who had been demon possessed begged to go with him. But Jesus said, “No, go home to your family, and tell them everything the Lord has done for you and how merciful he has been.” So the man started off to visit the Ten Towns of […]

A Quick Way To Spoil It All


It seems we live in a day in time when people want to say what’s on their mind. It also seems like we live in a day and time when less and less is becoming “correct” to actually say. I’ve seen it recently with athletes, entertainers, hollywood stars, pastors, and young leaders…

Understanding Makes Leaders Attractive


NOTE: The following is a guest post by my friend Pastor Shane Wall. Be sure to check the link at the bottom for more about his upcoming book! BIO: Shane Wall has been ministering internationally for over 30 years. He is the founder and Senior Pastor of The Feast of The Lord in Orangeburg, SC, where he and […]

What God Wants Most From You


Most of us know the story of the fall of man. Adam and Eve were living pretty until Satan tempted them and got them to disobey God. Their pride and sense of wanting to “know” led to them eating of the fruit, realizing their sin and shame, and hiding from the God that created and […]