If you’ve ever played anything competitively, games, sports, etc., you’re probably familiar with the idea of studying your opponent and looking for a weakness you can exploit for your own gain. In most sports, it’s finding a way to score more points than they do. In a game, maybe you’re trying to achieve something faster, […]Read More Trojan Horse
When we stop and contemplate how awe-inspiring God is, how complete He is from all-knowing to all-seeing, it’s impossible to truly consider who He is without feeling really, really small and insignificant. Once we’ve landed in that spot, His love can really work in us, as we learn that the creator of all created us, […]Read More Reverence Eyes
Encouragement is the ultimate construction tool. Nothing builds up faster, elevates quicker or edifies with greater success than encouragement. There is no greater motivator. We’re all tortured with doubts, as fear tries to imprison us in a cage made with bars of disbelief. For many, this crippling assault prevents us from ever achieving much of […]Read More Building Your Skyline
There’s just something about getting stuck in traffic that unsettles me at a deep level. I feel confined and caged, as if the surrounding vehicles have clipped my wings, preventing me from soaring wherever I’m led. Yesterday, my friend Evan McKeel made a comment to me that brought the realization I’m not alone in this […]Read More The Open Road
Every day, whether we realize it or not, we’re leading others. Our words, our actions, our plans, our dreams, the way we walk, talk, drive and act all represent a road map of sorts. Are we leading people where they need to go? Or are we leading them astray? Do we handle stress by pointing […]Read More Where Are You Leading?
Darkness doesn’t exist. It’s not a thing. It’s not animal, vegetable, mineral, energy, plasma or anything else. Darkness is simply a word to describe the absence of light. Sort of like emptiness. That’s also not a thing, but the absence of something. When you feel alone, defeated, depressed, when you feel like giving up, that’s […]Read More Two for Oneness
Lead by example – a phrase we’ve all heard at least once. Every solid leader, manager, supervisor, boss, parent, authority figure worth their title embraces this philosophy. Teach your followers, team members, employees, children, etc to do by watching you do first. With that in mind, if you are in any sort of position of […]Read More Is Your Leader Generous or Selfish?