Not sure what the title is.

On Sunday, we read a story about Israel asking Samuel to find a king for them.I unpacked that story a bit, and a couple other things. I wrapped up my message like this: We often want impossible things. We tell God what we want. And he tells us what the implications are. God does, or […]

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Looking into our blind spots – a leadership workshop.

Back in March 2017, I mentioned a book for leaders, written by Terry Linhart, a good friend and colleague. The Self-Aware Leader is written to help leaders look into our blindspots, the places that are just out of sight of the rearview mirror. Maturing doesn’t mean that we don’t have them, it means that we know we […]

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How do I start living like Jesus?

The simplest answer is to take a time machine and travel back and start following Jesus around. That’s how the first disciples learned. Peter and James and John. Mary Magdalene. A bunch of other people. They went where Jesus went. They ate what Jesus ate. They wore what Jesus wore. They listened to what Jesus […]

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Nothing.

I started this post a month ago. On that night, I picked my own word. I simply didn’t have enough brain energy to ask Nancy for a place to start, so I decided to start with “nothing.” It turns out, you and I both need to be reminded that from time to time, starting with […]

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Bless you.

Nancy sneezed. I was in my downstairs office, she was in her upstairs office. And I heard her sneeze in the quiet of the house. “Bless you,” I said via Facebook Messenger. (I’m not going to holler it.) And then I asked her for a word. “Bless you,” she answered via Facebook Messenger. We do […]

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