Somebody Oughta

One of the things that made me cringe when I worked as a manager was when an employee would come to me with a new idea.  Don’t get me wrong, I encouraged my staff to think creatively and come up with new ways to do things.  I love the creative process. However, every time IContinue reading “Somebody Oughta”

Good Boys Don’t Go to Heaven

A few weeks ago, as I was driving my 8 year-old son to school, the topic of theology came up. Surprisingly, it often does – kids are very curious about God, and that’s a good thing. We were discussing Heaven, which is a very cool topic. In the middle of our conversation, he said somethingContinue reading “Good Boys Don’t Go to Heaven”

I Failed…Again

Believe it or not, I am a failure.  I know, it’s really, really hard to believe.  But, it’s true.  I fail…a lot.  (And, it’s not just me)  Every pastor, evangelist, youth leader, and every other church leader, member, or officer has failed many, many times as well.  Though the failures are all different (ranging fromContinue reading “I Failed…Again”

Bring Out the Stretcher

Throughout my life, I’ve broken or sprained major body parts many times.  I broke my right wrist when I was about five years-old.  My brother convinced me to do a flip off the swing set.  I did not stick the landing.  I severely sprained my right foot when I leaned on a concrete bird bath,Continue reading “Bring Out the Stretcher”

Who Would Buy This?

  I have to admit.  I’m asking that question a lot today.  I finally published my first book, called Metamorphosis: Transformed from the Inside-Out.  It is based on a weekend youth conference that Impact 4 Youth produced back in May 2012 – where I was the speaker.  So, the material was there; but writing isContinue reading “Who Would Buy This?”