Squarely within our cheering and jeering, I firmly believe that we’ve completely missed the fact that our prayers for such matters are misguided at best, and may in fact even be idolatrous.
My city is in pain. The country is in shock. And much of the world is in mourning. Amidst everything that’s happened in Orlando in the past 3 days, I’ve never been more proud to call this city my home. While I may complain about the drivers, the cheesy pandering to tourism, and the mindless devotion to The Mouse, we certainly know how to come together for a cause.
In 1975, Burger King forever changed the fast food game by launching a campaign known as “Have it Your Way”. It was a simple, but brilliant marketing idea. Around this same time, the American churches decided to take on the same campaign strategy. Here’s 5 reasons why having it your way is a very dangerous thing.
I am a huge fan of nearly all things Exponential. Not the math function, though I guess that’s cool too. There is a church planting and leadership conference that started here in Orlando that has, in recent years, expanded to hosting regional events throughout the US known as Exponential. I love it for two reasons. […]
Potential Energy is defined as “the energy possessed by a body by virtue of its position relative to others, stresses within itself, electric charge, and other factors.” Objects are able to store energy relative to their position. They have the potential to release said energy and move, in the form of kinetic energy. Kinetic […]
The common definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results. And all too often, the thing we repeat is treating the symptoms of our problems.
Paperback writer, paperback writer. Dear Sir or Madam, will you read my book? It took me years to write, will you take a look? -The Beatles We have paperback copies of the book available now on Amazon. CreateSpace has really sped up their process in the past few years since I used them last. Now, […]
It’s my Twitter handle. It’s my website. And now I’ve named my publishing company after this simple phrase from Luke 10. But why?
What I wanted to write about, then, was my own personal observations from my time “behind the curtain”, as it were. There are a lot of old traditions and longstanding institutions that need closer scrutiny, and there’s a lot of decisions being made with good intentions but poor destinations…
[Part 6 of a 6 part ongoing series] There are many different types of people in the world, and many different types of leaders. Unfortunately, most do irreparable harm to those they surround themselves with. But, what are the different kinds of leaders? What, if anything, can we take from them? And is there a […]