Shifts Happen

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Change is inevitable, but that doesn’t mean that we like it or embrace it. In fact, many of us either get dragged into it kicking and screaming, or we try to ignore it and end up in a loop that repeats itself every time we face the need for change. […] Read more »

The Lie I Believed

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In 2007 I was at a crossroads in my life facing a decision regarding what I was going to do in the next season. A friend of mine recommended that I meet with one of the guys on staff at his congregation who was in charge of their counseling department. […] Read more »

When Jesus and Religion Don’t Mix

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Some years ago Deb and I had the privilege of taking a Scandinavian cruise with her family. It was an awesome trip, but the destination I remember most was St. Petersburg, Russia. Moscow is the governmental capital, but St. Petersburg is the cultural capitol. It was beautiful and informative. I […] Read more »

Dealing with Setbacks


By now thousands have already made new years resolutions to change some behavior, pattern or cycle in their lives. Unfortunately, many have already failed in the attempt and given up. Sound familiar? It should. This is an annual cycle, but does it have to be? Can we break the cycle […] Read more »

If the Shoe Doesn’t Fit…

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Have you ever tried to wear a pair of shoes that didn’t fit? I have. Some years ago I was in Poland visiting a church that we supported through missions. This group of leaders loved to play volleyball and so did I. One evening the opportunity to play presented itself, […] Read more »

How Do You Deal with Loss?

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Loss is a subject that we rarely talk about, but it is a reality in everyone’s life. Regardless of status, income or location, everyone will experience loss. Let me be more clear. I am not talking about your team losing last weekend kind of loss, but rather the kind of […] Read more »