God’s Glory to Ordinary

Do you long for an extraordinary experience?   On Saturday December 9, 1989, I played in the biggest football game of my life.  It was the last game of my senior year at the University of Dayton; we played the Union College Dutchman in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl. ...

Enjoyment in the Mundane

Most of our lives are spent doing the mundane.  We get up and go through our regular routines… to get ready for another “routine” day– only to find ourselves weary at days end so that we can get up and do it all over again.    The result of all of this is that...

The Courageous Leadership of Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill is widely regarded as the greatest leader of the twentieth century. Born in the splendor of Blenheim Palace on November 30, 1874, Churchill’s life would span the most decisive years of the transition into the modern world. Though faced with great...

Your Other Job

Who are you? One of our recent YBL posts talked about identity. In an environment where we can create virtual profiles, there is a danger of trying to create our own identity—construct ourselves.  The issue with the constructed self is that it can break with reality....