Latest posts

Attitude Won’t Last

In case you haven’t seen the viral video of the week, it’s worth the 2:28 it’ll take you to watch it. (Go ahead. I’ll wait.) Apollos Hester is my new hero. I’d like to...

My Ultimate Connections Reading & Resource List

  Connections Ministry is a weird beast. Poor Connections Pastors are even weirder. There aren’t as many of us as…say…student pastors, which are consistently available in multi-packs at your local seminary or Bible college (return policies may...

Who’s In Front Of You?

I hear it all the time. You do, too. Perhaps you’ve said it. I know I have. I need more volunteers! I need more people to serve. I need more people to step up....

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy.   The Most Important Thing. (via @ThisIsSethsBlog) Sure, you...

Why Does It Matter?

This’ll surprise you, but I had a lot of pet peeves in college: my roommate who ate nothing but Top Shelf brand spaghetti and meatballs (unheated). Friends in the cafeteria who would grab my...

Sticker Shock

There are certain things prenatal and parenting classes don’t prepare you for. Oh sure, they cover the basics, like childbirth (“Husbands, get out of the way and let her do her thing. Whatever unhelpful...

Everybody is Good at Something

If you’re a leader, no doubt you struggle with helping people find their fit. In our “You can do it!” “You’re special!” “You’re a snowflake!” culture, we’ve inadvertently raised a generation and created an...

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy.     This Personality Trait Will Make You Indispensable to Your...