Are you Living by “A” Priority?

Are you Living by “A” Priority?

Often I am asked what my top priorities are in life. Maybe it’s just me, but the word priorities seems like an oxymoron. How can a word that is by definition singular be made plural? While there are many activities and pursuits that make up a life, there can really...
The Lure of a Glowing Screen

The Lure of a Glowing Screen

When is the last time you went somewhere without your technology? It happened to me on Sunday – sort of. I sat down in church and realized I had left my phone in my vehicle. Sheer terror washed over me. Did I have time to run get it before the first song? Was it...
See the Destination and Take People There

See the Destination and Take People There

Speed is great when coupled with direction. Unfortunately, too many leaders fail to give direction while simultaneously pushing their team to go faster. When direction is lacking, speed creates distance between a team and its mission. In this week’s motivational...
3 Keys to Making 2017 a Great Year

3 Keys to Making 2017 a Great Year

Almost every week someone asks me the keys to being successful as a leader. The list of things one could prioritize is as long as the Friday before Spring Break.  All I can do is tell you what I am choosing to prioritize. As I enter 2017, I have chosen three words to...
It’s Time for a New and Better You

It’s Time for a New and Better You

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” – Isaiah 43:18-19 NIV When I heard those words read Sunday in a church...