The Power of Words

The Power of Words

As kids we used to say, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” These words try to dismiss the fact the words can be ignored and, therefore, will not injure or wound those that the words are spoken to. We live in a world where there is...
Making a Difference

Making a Difference

Mark 10:45 – For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many. “The world lives in such a time of crisis. Christians alone are in a position to rescue the perishing. We dare not settle down to try to live as if...
In It for the Long Haul

In It for the Long Haul

Last week I had my annual wellness exam. That is always a time of reflection for me. I am called back and the nurse runs through the normal process of taking a look all of the vitals. Next comes the dreaded blood work (I do not like needles!). Then you wait…and...
What Really Happens in a YBL Small Group?

What Really Happens in a YBL Small Group?

It’s a question I get pretty often as I meet with businessmen contemplating their next step in their spiritual growth. I believe in small groups and it is one of the first places I suggest as a place to take a next growth step in faith. I want to suggest to you that a...
Empathetic Leader

Empathetic Leader

People all around us are hurting, confused and frustrated. They are involved inside our families and the businesses that we work in every day. Down deep, they long for someone to listen to them and feel the things that they are feeling. As leaders, they need our...
It’s January 25th…Now What?

It’s January 25th…Now What?

Well, it’s January 25th and you have already broken most, if not all, of your New Year’s resolutions. From losing weight to managing stress better to getting out of debt and managing money more effectively, many have failed. How does that make you feel? Defeated, yes!...