Transforming Your Anxiety: Embrace Your Anxiety

“Anxiety has been a part of our human condition from the earliest beginnings. When we experience anxiety we are in that space where a world of freedom and possibility is opened up before us by God. And in that space we have the choice to run and hide, covering...

Transforming Your Anxiety: Anxiety and Your Story

Every anxiety has a story attached to it. There are many stories to my anxiety, but The Story that I tell and that has most often come to define my struggle with anxiety is a story about “The Day I Became a Stutterer.” I write about this story in the...

“Frantic Family” Question #2…

“What is your family’s top priority–rallying cry–right now?” This is the third post in a series on Patrick Lencioni’s awesome book, The 3 Big Questions for a Frantic Family: A Leadership Fable About Restoring Sanity to the Most...

“Frantic Family” Question #1…

“What makes your family unique?” In his book The 3 Big Questions for a Frantic Family, Patrick Lencioni writes this about that question: “Another way to phrase this question is, what differentiates your family from every other one on your block, or...

Unrealistic Expectations?

My co-worker RO Smith and I have been talking a lot recently about expectations in the Church. RO has been concerned with what are some unrealistic expectations placed upon pastors which he wrote about in the post, We Are All Pastors. After reading the post and...