The reason we make major New Year’s resolutions is because we’re fed up with the way we’re living and we want to make radical changes in our lives. That’s also why we tend to fail so miserably with those resolutions: It’s hard to make lasting, dramatic changes. While there certainly is a place to encourage […]

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Today, I’d like to share more about one of the lessons I listed earlier this week in “30 Lessons I’ve Learned in Leadership by Leading the Same Organization for 30 Years.” The greatest leadership lesson I have ever learned is: Not every hill is worth dying on. If I had believed and practiced this in […]

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I am convinced that sin takes its most vigorous and incapacitating form as it festers in secrecy. When a Christian shields his sins from others and outwardly portrays himself to be more whole and stable than he truly is — this Christian is in the direst of predicaments. You would never know it because he […]

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What is a pastor? According to Webster’s Dictionary, a pastor is “a spiritual overseer.” That means a pastor’s job description is to oversee people’s spiritual wellbeing; a concept that God cares most about in people, but, often the people care the least about in themselves. Whats even more nerve-wrecking than how extremely difficult the job […]

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“In the world you will have trouble . . .” – John 16:33. Jesus was on his predictive A-game with this one, wasn’t he? Every person reading this article has had trouble in their life, does have trouble in their life, and will have trouble in their life. Though the intensity of it varies from season to season, difficulty, unfortunately, is an […]

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One of the biggest problems facing today’s American workers is dealing with anxiety and fear in the workplace. Anxiety over performance, anxiety over competition, and anxiety over relationships with bosses and co-workers can all contribute to making your workplace a dreaded environment. Monday mornings suddenly look bleak and foreboding because of anxiety over starting the […]

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Have you ever had one of those days when you were busy all day long but when you got to the end of it, you found you hadn’t accomplished anything that you wanted or needed to do? It’s so frustrating when this happens. And I know what this feels like. I’m usually a very goal-oriented […]

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