One of my favorite books on personal effectiveness is called The Power of Less by Leo Babauta. One of the main takeaways from his book is that we often fail at creating new habits because we try to do too many things at once. For example, maybe we want to eat healthy and work out … Continued

Lately, I have had a growing awareness — sometimes troubling — about how quickly time is passing by and how I feel about that. This summer, I’ll turn 44. My Dad lived just beyond his 45th birthday. As a boy, I remember that vividly. And now, as a man, I am nearly there. The Bible … Continued

A month ago, as my pastor stood to begin his sermon, he explained that he was going to skip over the latter half of Mark 6 because, “It is an unpreachable passage.” I sat up in my chair and thought, “Unpreachable … really?” Immediately, I thought, “No, the story of God’s servant — John the … Continued

I have been thinking a lot lately about my choices. 25 years in one profession has me wondering, “Did I make the right choice?” To this day, I still claim that I do not know what I want to be when I grow up.  This claim is based out of honest feelings. This uncertainty of … Continued