Notes on Future of the Church

Please allow me to preface this with a “no-damage-intended” introduction. I read this article a year ago and had some thoughts, but after CMN (The Church Multiplication Network) retweeted the article this month I thought it would be good to write out some thoughts from the other side of the tracks. Rob Ketterling is the…

The Need for Blind Faith

“Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people”. – Karl Marx (a translation from A Contribution to the Critique of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right) Blind Faith I asked my sister last night, “What is faith for you right now?”…

Why “Coachability” matters as much as Character, Competency and Chemistry

As I grow in my role as a father, husband, writer, community leader and friend, I always want to be asking questions that will lead me to a higher evolved version of myself. The next level in personal growth could be just one coaching relationship away. From where I stand, the only person in the way of achieving that growth and success is myself. 

Who would I hire?

When I think about a person I would hire a lot of stuff hits my brain. What’s funny about this type of exercise is that it causes me to ask, “Do I have those attributes?” Bringing a person into a team requires a lot of work to check on their background; what are you like…

Psalm 1: Community Version

Want to see a blessed community? they hold each other up to the highest standard they are honest, authentic, and accountable to be an insider – you have to drop the outsider lifestyle – behave like you belong This gathering of people take joy in the upright life messages, calls, letters by mail and knocks…