September 8, 2015

Stories that Shape Someone Like Me: Two Reviews

A Review of the NIV Zondervan Study Bible I had a theatre professor in London, England, who saw me several years later, wondering why I did […]
August 22, 2015

Why go to Church at All: Reflections and a Review

Why go to Church at all: Reflections and a Review On 3 different occasions in the last month, I have been engaged in some honest, at […]
August 8, 2015

Irresistable Grace: Reflections and a Review

Steven Pressfield has written in memorable ways about the Resistance. It’s what comes up in our conscience or in our work that prevents art from getting […]
July 21, 2015

Life on Purpose: Reflections and a Review

When someone crashes in their car or falls down the stairs, we call that an accident. When someone gets up in the morning with no plan […]
July 6, 2015

Let’s Not Do All You can Eat: A Moderate Rant

Every year, something really grosses me out. It’s the hot dog eating contest that is sometimes televised and then it’s the pie eating contest that is […]
June 14, 2015

Reminders and Notes and Schools of Thought

I think we all are tied to some school of thought. And I can say that one of the more influential ‘schools’ in my life is […]
June 7, 2015

Unoffendable: A Review

Brant Hansen has written an important book and my hope is that it gets taken seriously. The title is “Unoffendable” and it’s one of the more […]
May 25, 2015

Meaning in Life (1 reflection and 2 reviews)

Victor Frankl is credited with saying this: ““Life is never made unbearable by circumstances, but only by lack of meaning and purpose.” This explains why Rick […]
May 9, 2015

A Leadership Resource (a review)

At nearly 600 pages, many people will not pick this book up and that would be a mistake. Unlike John Maxwell’s Leadership Gold, this is not […]
April 27, 2015

Redefining Love (A Repost and then some)

When is the first time you remember really meaning the phrase, “I love you.”? I don’t want to put the focus on the first time you […]
April 6, 2015

The Journey of Mothers and their Children (a review)

The men all deserted the Christ when he was crucified, except for John, and his immediate family. The women, though, we are told stayed until the […]
March 21, 2015

Eat the Locusts in Front of You

Leaders must solve problems. Besides being decision makers, vision drivers, and humble, level 5, catalysts of social change, leaders must confront issues that threaten their team. […]