Does commitment = surrender?

September 10, 2018

Over the years I’ve heard many times from those who wanted to have a closer walk with Christ and impact for him, “I just need to be more committed”.  It kind of sounds right…just give … Read more

The Robots are taking over our coffee

January 3, 2018

My future son in law Julian just sent this to me, a Wall Street Journal article on the move of local coffee shops away from the coveted “pour-over”.  I confess, that even as a lover … Read more

Following and Failing

January 3, 2018

My book Go Do Say Give is about following Jesus each day, and living out your desire to yield your life to God and his will. But sometimes it feels like we’re more resistant in … Read more

Jesus the Disruptor

December 4, 2017

Some people like change. Others prefer the status quo. And sometimes, which one you prefer depends on what the topic is. But change is inevitable. We never live in a “steady-state” for long. Being able … Read more

It’s not complicated

October 18, 2017

I love dogs, and saw this video on FB; besides being incredibly clever, it exemplifies what it means to influence (and to follow) others, and its not that complicated.  Sometimes, you just have to put … Read more

How is my Vision?

October 11, 2017

It took me a long time to admit, but the squinting eyes gave me away.  After years of 20/20 vision, my eyesight was going south.  I tried to adapt with contacts, but that was a … Read more

A Golden Ticket?

September 11, 2017

Exodus 33: Moses meets with God and the whole entrance into the Promised Land is up for grabs. God says He’ll make a nation from scratch out of Moses – scrap Israel and start over. How … Read more

One Minute Wednesday – Why Have You Forsaken Me?

April 12, 2017

One Minute Wednesday finishes the Easter Season with this classic passage, Jesus’ conversation with the Father as he hung on the cross. Or why this day is called “Good Friday”. This is my last OMW … Read more

One Minute Wednesday – What is Truth?

April 5, 2017

One Minute Wednesday takes a look at a second conversation Jesus has in the last hours, this one with Pontius Pilate. Pilate said to him (Jesus), “What is truth?” – John 18:38 The question we … Read more

One Minute Wednesday – The Flesh Is Weak

March 30, 2017

One Minute Wednesday classics takes a look at three conversations Jesus has in his last hours before the crucifixion.. “The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak” – Matthew 26:41 This well-known statement is … Read more