Developing Resilience #1

As I’ve talked to hundreds of leaders in recent years, one of the common words used to describe their emotional state is “exhausted”. Leading has never been easy, because you are fighting the gravitational pull … Read more

“He’s only mostly dead”

As Billy Crystal’s character Miracle Max said in “The Princess Bride”, “there’s a big difference between mostly dead and all dead…Mostly dead is slightly alive.” Like the “slightly alive” farm boy Westley, this site has … Read more

The Power of Imagination

When I was a child I dreamed of being many things, usually connected to what I was watching on TV.  During the Olympics I began to dream of being an Olympic diver.  Becoming an astronaut … Read more

Remembering 9/11

I was  in Budapest, Hungary for the last day of a conference for one year “STINTers” with Cru, about to depart for their assignments for places throughout Europe.   I had just returned from a last minute shopping … Read more

Does commitment = surrender?

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