Month: September 2013

You’ll Get Through This (A Review)

You’ll Get Through This (A Review)

  I avoided Max Lucado books for a long time partly due to my own arrogance (graduate school leads you to sometimes believe that the thicker, denser books are more profound) and partly due to his immense popularity (alternative music, yes….indie films, yes….indie bookshops, yes…but Lucado?) With Lucado’s latest, I find myself smiling at the…

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By Bo White September 29, 2013 Off

How to Use the F Word, pt. 3

How to Use the F Word, pt. 3

After reflecting on faith and freedom, this week I have been thinking about the word ‘fear’. Another F word that seems to be lurking in the shadows of everyday life. Scripture will tell us to fear God and that doing so is the beginning of wisdom. In other words, a healthy respect and proper understanding…

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By Bo White September 27, 2013 Off

How to use the F word, part 2

How to use the F word, part 2

The first post in this series dealt with the word ‘faith’ and what it means and how we typically trust ideas and people when it comes down to it. This week, I would like to reflect on the word ‘freedom’ and the surrounding discussions of what it means today. Freedom, in the media anyway, is…

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By Bo White September 20, 2013 Off

Making a Fist Often Does not Work

Making a Fist Often Does not Work

  If you’re in a position of leadership, do you expect suffering? If not, ¬†why not? Leadership involves stewardship that impacts other people and the worst kind of it digresses in to a power play and power grab. The best kind of it is actually empowering. So, let’s pause to consider the difference. Leaders who…

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By Bo White September 9, 2013 Off