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Value, Viability and The Abortion Debate

Her story and mine, are both wrapped tightly around this highly emotional fight for life debate around the world. I was born full term with no arms, not breathing, and with under new late-term legislation, I would have legally been allowed to die. She is the product of an unwanted, late-term teenage pregnancy that with… Continue reading Value, Viability and The Abortion Debate

Doing The Hard Work of Loving Well

Loving others well means that we have create enough margin in our lives to meet others in the mess of life. If our schedule absorbs so much of our time to where we can't love others where they're at - then we're too busy. Loving people is never easy or convenient. It is often uncomfortable,… Continue reading Doing The Hard Work of Loving Well

Celebrate What You Want To Replicate

Years ago I heard a phrase from JD Greear that has been one of the few quotes that have stuck with me for more than a few weeks: You replicate what you celebrate. Simple phrase but it is a profound reminder - what we make a big deal out of in our ministry will be… Continue reading Celebrate What You Want To Replicate

Leadership Lessons – Clarity is the Key

In the past 17 years I have had the opportunity to lead some amazing teams - both within the church as a student pastor and outside of the church in various para-church organizations. While I am certainly no expert with a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, I have learned quite a bit about leading people and… Continue reading Leadership Lessons – Clarity is the Key