Never Got That Far In Our Dreams

"I never got this far in my dreams." Those were the words Bubba Watson said to Jim Nantz during an interview after Bubba Watson won his first ever Master's this past Sunday. I was watching the interview at the time and heard Watson say those words and immediately thought... what happens when we live beyond our dreams? The truth is, we talk so much about dreaming big, having … Read More

Know the Culture. Use the Culture. Reach the Culture.

A few weeks ago, my wife and I were at the mall and walked by the Ghost Armor kiosk. I had heard of Ghost Armor and heard some pretty good reviews from people that had used it, so I stopped by the kiosk. I walked up to the guy working and asked a few questions and told him I'd think about it and let him know. He gave me his card and said something really brilliant (at least I … Read More

Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all time thing. You don't win once in a while, you don't do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing. - Vince Lombardi

Winning & Losing Are Habits

3 Reasons the Church Will NOT Lose My Generation

Last week, I wrote a post about how the church is losing a generation... the millennial generation... my generation. Today, I thought I'd change the tone a little bit and give 3 reasons the church WILL NOT lose my generation... 1. Leaders will adapt. I really believe that the Church is made up of great leaders with great vision that are willing to change if it means seeing … Read More

3 Things to Improve Communication

1. Communicate in bullet points. Sure, we can complain about the attention spans of people in today's culture, but we also must take it into account when communicating. We need to make it easy for people to break down what we're trying to say. To help them process the information we want them to know. Don't intimidate people with long paragraphs and sentences.... Some won't … Read More

What I’m For, Not What I’m Against: A lesson from Jeremy Lin

I read this article several days ago on Newsday. It tells the story of how Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks reached out to a former ESPN employee that was fired for making a racial headline during all of the 'Linsanity' stuff several weeks ago. I love what the article says about Lin in a quote from the former ESPN employee... The fact that he reached out to me," Federico … Read More