Friday Finds 4-7-17

Friday Finds 4-7-17 It’s been a great week at the Christian Leadership Alliance’s Outcomes Conference in Dallas. Every year, I challenge the staff that attend with me to a little Topgolf… Here’s this week’s Friday Finds. Enjoy. 1. The Intellectual in Canada...

Friday Finds 3-31-17

Friday Finds 3-31-17 I have been out of touch for a couple of weeks. Amidst work and life demands, I haven’t had a lot of time to catch up on articles. When I finally had time to catch up, my Friday Finds filled quickly. Enjoy. 1. Parents: Get Off Your Phone via Growing Leaders I am...

Friday Finds 3-10-17

Friday Finds 3-10-17 My kids are off for spring break next week. We aren’t traveling this year and I am looking forward to a restful week playing outside, firing up the grill and spending time with my family. What are your spring break plans? 1. Men Wanted: Come and Die via For the...

Friday Finds 3-3-17

Friday Finds 3-3-17 I thoroughly enjoyed the 50th celebration of Pine Cove last Friday night. I am honored that I was able to spend so many years on staff with such a great ministry. I am grateful for all they are doing to impact God’s kingdom. 1. Compassion: Why We’re...

Friday Finds 2-24-17

Friday Finds 2-24-17 It has been a busy time around our house. Steph and I are traveling to Austin this weekend, I am preaching at Grace Covenant Church on Sunday morning. I am preaching from 2 Corinthians 5:17-21, I always love getting the chance to speak to church congregations about...

Friday Finds 2-10-17

Friday Finds 2-10-17 I really enjoyed my time in California this past week. One of the highlights was sharing with some of the staff of this investment company that supports our ministry. They left encouraged that the work they do is helping kids and families receive both tangible help...

Friday Finds 2-3-17

Friday Finds 2-3-17 Steph and I have been in California all week visiting some of our West Coast donors from the ministry I lead, The Mentoring Alliance. It was a great week connecting with them and spending some time with my beautiful wife. Here’s a picture off the back porch of...

Friday Finds 1-27-17

Friday Finds 1-27-17 Colds, pneumonia and sinus infections wreaked havoc on our home last weekend. My family spent most of the weekend inside drinking hot tea and loading up on vitamin C, and of course, catching up on all the great articles hitting the internet. Here’s a few...

Friday Finds 1-20-17

Friday Finds 1-20-17 On Monday we celebrated Martin Luther King Day. I came across a blog post I wrote a few years ago, and I was convicted again by Dr. King’s words in his Letter from Birmingham Jail. “Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than...

Are Family Mission Statements All That Valuable?

Are Family Mission Statements All That Valuable? The concept is intimidating. I mean, who really has the time to craft a thoroughly vetted, perfectly worded, and beautifully displayed family mission statement in their home? Is it just for decoration, or is there some intrinsic value in having one? It’s one of...