business

Weight

I’ve been feeling a lot of pressure. While I can’t see it, I can feel it. Weight. Something pressing’s down on me. Many things, actually. And they’re not bad things. They’re good things. In fact, they’re God-ordained things. Serving my wife, stewarding my kids, taking care of our home, investing Read more…

culture

The Extreme Tendency

Was it the best burger you ever had? Is Chevy terrible when compared to Ford? Does Marvel kick DC’s butt? We humans are funny things. In wrestling with viewpoints and opinions we tend to be quite diametric in nature. We believe we can only be passionate, and only be right, Read more…

creativity

Quiet But Busy

I’ve had a few close friends note that it’s been quiet around here lately. Quiet, yes. But by no means fruitless. As any who know me might well surmise, my energies have been consumed by other more-pressing activities. For one, I’m still writing—quite a lot, in fact. But not much Read more…

culture

On Romans 12:12

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. (Romans 12:12 ESV) There are some hard truths in the Bible in that they are difficult to get away from. Impossible, in fact. They’re non-negotiables, ones in which we cannot expect to find favor with God over, or even Read more…

culture

The Mechanics of Gratitude

Gratitude is a construct of perspective within context.  The more barren the context, the less biased the perspective, and the more grateful the viewer to any superior offering.  The more affluent the context, the more the viewer must diligently work to keep his perspective from drowning amidst the waters of Read more…