Celebrating 25 Years in Huntsville!

Rejoice with us! 25 years ago a group of men met at Gibson’s BBQ on South Memorial Pkwy to engage in Bible study and prayer for the expressed purpose of launching a YBL chapter in Huntsville, Alabama.   During the early years, YBL Huntsville was led by a group of...

What Company Do You Keep?

 Proverbs 13:20: He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.   Many verses in the bible warn us about the company we keep. There is no doubt that the people we associate with can influence us for better or for worse. I remember as a...

Grateful Reflections from Birmingham

This month, Phil reflects on many of the things he is grateful for from this past year! Proverbs 16:9 The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps. John 3:5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.  In...

How Can Leaders Create Culture (Part 2)

How do we create culture? The question is far too broad and deep to thoroughly address in a blog post (or even a series of posts). Brilliant men and women spend their lives studying culture. As leaders, we need to continually challenge ourselves; therefore, it is a...

How Can Leaders Create Culture? (Part 1)

“The best is yet to come.” Do you believe this? A mentor used to challenge  me with a similar statement: “The best ministry is yet to be done.” This is a wonderful idea that rests upon a profound understanding of culture. Part of this understanding is a belief that...