Letting Go of Filling Slots

Letting Go of Filling Slots

With spring upon us, I’m getting the urge to get on the golf course and see how well my body transfers its energy towards hitting a tiny ball down the fairway. If you’re a golfer, you know the sensation you get when your club head connects perfectly with the ball. It...
Purpose and Passion Change Everything

Purpose and Passion Change Everything

A few weeks ago, I was listening to a small group leader bemoan the fact that there’s been a significant decline in people’s involvement in small group ministries at her church. I asked her three questions to learn more about the situation: What? What exactly are you...
Three Phrases to Frame your Life and Ministry

Three Phrases to Frame your Life and Ministry

I have a tradition of framing my life each year using three key words or phases. Last year, it was three words – In, Out, and Up. This year, I’ve chosen three phrases – travel light, do what matters, and be present and provocative. 1. TRAVEL LIGHT Travel...

Home as Holy Ground

I used to experience the sacred in life primarily through congregational settings – particularly worship.  But as I’ve become older and hopefully wiser, I find the sacred in every aspect of  daily life. For me, home is church too, and home life is holy ground....

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