Life and Death Leadership

The humble bugle was once an instrument of life and death. It can teach us a few characteristics of effective leadership.

Recognizing the details

Most people don’t just come out and tell you how they are feeling. But they have a story, and sometimes it is reaching a climax right there when they are silently standing beside you. Ministry–life–is paying attention to a person’s story.

Is Working at a Church Bad for Your Faith?

Why is it that working at a church is so draining on a person’s faith? Am I alone in this, or is there a strong correlation between giving yourself away in local church ministry and struggling to maintain an active connection with the God of the universe?

A Mother’s Day Video Present

I love all of the wonderful moms in my family! This was a present from afar for this year, as I sit in TN alone – a little memory from this Easter’s Easter Egg Hunt.

TVs in homes decline

A new report says the number of American homes with televisions is actually declining for the first time in 20 years.