What’s your point?

I started blogging again recently in conjunction with the Lenten season. Rather than refrain from something, I decided to re-purpose some of my time for writing. For the most part, I’ve consistently published something every day, usually in the morning. I have covered leadership, faith, service, and coping with challenges. My mom told me that … More What’s your point?

Play dead

Last night, our 70 lbs pit bull, Tuesday, was up to no good. I heard what sounded like something busting down a section of our fence. Calling out to Tuesday to no response indicated that something was awry. In the dark, I explored the fence line, finding our misfit dog, who led me to the … More Play dead

Position matters

Where you are influences what you can achieve. Your understanding of your position and most importantly how well you use it determines everything about your chances of success. As former G.E. CEO Jack Welch exhorts, “If you don’t have a strategic advantage, don’t compete.” Know your craft, have a plan, and play to your strengths. … More Position matters

I want to help!

Children born into poverty in the Bible Belt have the least economic mobility of any other part of the US. Meaning, if you are born poor, you will remain poor and so will your children and your children’s children. This banner of the American south is not unexpected given our social and economic policy and … More I want to help!

Muslim blood in ChristChurch

How does a person of Christian conscience cut through it all with a meaningful response? It’s not enough to denounce white nationalism. It’s not enough or even meaningful anymore to connect it to Western European imperialism. It’s almost insulting to offer thoughts and prayers. Remember Paris? Remember the Pulse nightclub shooting, coincidentally, where 49 people … More Muslim blood in ChristChurch