Monday Morning Sermon Quarterback: Joel Thomas @ North Point Community Church. Series: Invisible God. Part 1: Present, Not Accounted For First of all, as a former member of Pentecostal and Charismatic churches, it was very surprising to see my mega church doing a series on the Holy Spirit. Discussions of the Holy Spirit are few… Continue reading How the Holy Spirit Brings Order out of Chaos
During Phase 3 of the LiveHard program (Google it), one of the daily tasks is to execute on a Random Act of Kindness (RAOK). This has been one of the hardest parts of the program for me. Not because I don’t want to be kind. I don’t mind that part. It’s just not a part… Continue reading How to Develop a Habit of Random Acts of Kindness
It just hit me. We set goals on the new year, but we don’t often set goals for our own personal new year – you know, our birthday. Today (it’s 9/24/22) I turn 51. The Wake Up Call These past two years or, more specifically, the past 1 year and nearly 9 months, have been… Continue reading It’s My Birthday I’ll Set Goals if I Want to
I decided to dig back into my archives and find my first post. It was published on January 1, 2013: Three Simple Principles for the New Year. I’m almost 10 years in! Not 10 years of consistency, but 10 years of dabbling in writing on this blog. My clue from this is that it’s not… Continue reading Simplicity Revisited
The Williams sisters – Venus and Serena – are world class at tennis. Everybody knows it. They’re used as examples all the time in the cheeseball success literature and podcast content I consume. The Williams sisters, Michael Jordan, Tom Brady and so forth. They’re all touted as world class. We idolize them and as kids,… Continue reading Why Should We Expect to be World Class if We Don’t Put in World Class Work?
The happiest people operate out of their imagination and dreams, and not their histories. Ed Mylett, The Power of One More Is it a conscious choice or is it something that we just forget to do? Something that requires intentionality. I think there’s a little of that. We get caught up in the whirlwind of… Continue reading Why Don’t We Dream?