Category: Learning Curve

Top Reads of 2016

Some things are just certain at the end of a calendar year: people are going to attempt to beat tax deadlines, Christmas cards are going to threaten the sanity and backs of postal workers...

25 Questions For Mary

Last week I took some time to get re-acquainted with an old favorite. Max Lucado’s God Came Near is – in my opinion – the best of his many writings. It’s also a stellar book to...

Feel the (Fuel) Burn

I have a 2004 Hyundai Sonata with a couple of superpowers: one is an after-market Bluetooth radio that allows me to beam music and podcasts from my phone to my car’s speakers by complete magic...

Leadership Is Not For The Privileged

The book of Judges contains a relatively obscure story about one of the greatest villains in biblical history. If Abimelech were a modern-day movie character, he’d come pre-programmed with his own bad guy soundtrack (I...

Don’t Just Intersect.

I get confused sometimes. I’m not referring to walking into a room and forgetting the reason (though that happens all the time to, fo’ real). I don’t mean tossing one of my wife’s sweaters...

Flashback Friday: Think Small

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! Sometimes, we think too big: Big plans. Big dreams. Big ideas. We...

Dud.

[This post originally appeared on July 4, 2011.] When I was in 8th grade, I had a gig as a teacher in “Children’s Church,” which is where Christian parents send their kids so they...