Maximize Your Time With These Simple Tips

Maximize Your Time With These Simple Tips

Depending on your personality, the word structure may fill you with elation or dread. For the latter, just take the Pirates of the Caribbean approach and consider it a “guideline.” We all know the pressure of being pulled in a million directions on a daily basis. It’s probably not uncommon for you to reach the end of a workday, and ask yourself what you actually accomplished. Sadly, too many of our days pass this way while the workload only seems to increase. But there is an approach you can... Read More
Embracing Curiosity as a Leadership Skill

Embracing Curiosity as a Leadership Skill

“Curiosity is different from intelligence or creativity or even from leadership. Not everyone has those qualities, but everyone can be as curious as they want to be, and it doesn’t matter when you start. Furthermore, your curiosity can help you be smarter and more creative, it can help you be more effective and also help you be a better person.” – Brian Grazer, A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life One of the best and most accessible tools you can use to improve yourself is... Read More
How to Manage Your Day to be More Productive in Ministry

How to Manage Your Day to be More Productive in Ministry

If you’re anything like me, then you are very busy. Let’s be honest. Right now there’s just more things to do than time to do them in. There’s a lot of talk about how our lives are a lot busier than ever before. I honestly don’t think this is true. I think we were just as busy back in the settler days. The difference is the amount of individual tasks we have now. The things we did before took up our entire day. Individual tasks took a lot longer, so that meant consequently we could do fewer of... Read More
Finding Your Voice: Capturing the Power of Influence to Live a Greater Story

Finding Your Voice: Capturing the Power of Influence to Live a Greater Story

This year at Orange Conference 2018, I released my very first book through Orange Publishing. Reach Records recording artist, Tedashii wrote the foreword, and many of my greatest friends and mentors gave me some pretty humbling endorsements. The book is called FIND YOUR VOICE: Capturing the Power of Influence to Live a Greater Story. The two biggest questions I get about this book are these, “What is it about?” and “Why did you write it?” In our short time together here, I’d like to attempt to... Read More
Your Mission Begins with Boundaries

Your Mission Begins with Boundaries

Boundaries! This word has become increasingly popular as the Church has experienced the fallout from its leaders running themselves to the edge of a stressful, chaotic, and unhealthy life that exists without boundaries. We are taught that Christians sacrificially give of ourselves to positively impact the lives and conditions of others. After all, “God so loved the world that He gave . . . (John 3:16).” Or, “We must take up our cross and follow Jesus, even to death (a horrible, out of context... Read More