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Wednesday

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January 2017

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My favorite books from 2016

Written by , Posted in Blog, Lead Yourself

I read about 20 books in 2016. I like to read more books in a year, but it’s hard to quickly tackle books that weigh more than you. Regardless of their bulk or publication date, I’ve chosen my Top 10 (in no particular order), and given a very brief description of why it made my […]

Thursday

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January 2016

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Lead to Freedom

Written by , Posted in Your Church

I often remind our leaders of two truths: Leadership does NOT make you more important. Leadership DOES mean you bear more responsibility. When leaders do their job well, everyone else benefits. When leaders fail, the efforts of others can be crippled. Leaders bear much responsibility. When Israel was returning home after seventy years of captivity, […]

Friday

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September 2015

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What I learned from 40 feet of rope

Written by , Posted in Your Family

My friend Stacie Donaldson taught me a great illustration that I used during a sermon about how the church can save families. I think you’ll find it helpful too. I unrolled a 40-foot long rope on the stage, and told our folks to pretend that the length of the rope represented the length of their week. […]

Wednesday

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September 2015

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Coming near you?

Written by , Posted in Blog, Your Family

I’m thrilled about several upcoming opportunities to teach and equip parents to lead their families, and to speak to church leaders about ways the church can partner with parents. Some of the events are down the road, and some still haven’t released full details, so I’ll post updates when I get them. 4-Week Workshop | […]

Thursday

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July 2014

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My 3 takeaways from the NACC

Written by , Posted in Blog, Lead Yourself, Your Church, Your World

I grew up attending the North American Christian Convention. I remember riding in the College Press-rented U-Haul with my dad, playing tag on the escalators with Matthew and David DeWelt and sneaking into Louisville’s Freedom Hall locker rooms with Kyle Idleman. I guess I wasn’t the model NACC kid. Twenty years passed and I gladly […]