You Will Overcome #thehumanrightbook

The Bible declares, “… they have conquered him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony” (Revelation 12:11).  It’s easy to focus only on the victory that comes through the person of Jesus, but that will only give us half the victory.  We also have a word to declare.  Notice we […]

What does @TomFord and @DinoRizzo have in common?

A few months ago I was hosting a leadership event called The X Conference at our church. We do it, basically, every other year. This year we invited 13 speakers for a one day church leadership experience. One of our speakers, Dino Rizzo, hands me a small gift bag and says, “Just something small for […]

Awkward Moments Matter.

There are not too many things that get me “off my game” or feeling “awkward.” But there is definitely one – Pastor Appreciation Day. Every year our staff puts together an incredible service where they pause to show some honor – not to the position, but the people. This is so awkward for me; for […]