145 posts in category

Calling/Vocation

The Checklist Every Leader Needs For Accountability

No matter the experience of a pilot, the safety of flight hinges on the use of checklists.  Among seasoned pilots,…

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Seeing God’s Will in The Wilderness

“Therefore I am now going to allure her; I will lead her into the wilderness and speak tenderly to her….

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The Dented Life: Unfinished

I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. It’s…

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The Rebellion of Simplicity

I felt my fingers tightening and the sun warming my shoulders. A group from our church had joined neighbors from…

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Why You Need To Do Less For More

Everyone I know is overwhelmed. Their to-do list, their inbox, their social feed, their text messaging app—all overflowing with the…

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3 Questions on Productivity

Several months ago a friend of mine asked me 3 questions on productivity for his blog. Here’s what I wrote…

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25 Things Your 25 Year-Old Self Needs to Know

I remember 25 like it was yesterday. I was ready to take on the world, both delighted and terrified about…

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Why Slowing Down At Work Leads to Success

I like to move fast. Not like Ricky Bobby, “I wanna go fast.” More that I want to move fast…

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If You Want to Do Something, Try Doing Nothing

In Jason Headley’s viral video “It’s Not About the Nail,” a woman—unaware of a nail protruding from her forehead—complains to…

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What A Two-Year Old Taught Me To Overcome Creative Blocks

It was around 3 A.M. and I woke up to my wife voice. “Hubby?” “Yeah?” “I think my water broke.”…

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