art

From Whence Beauty Came

A culture that values beauty, values life. One of our goals as leaders should be to teach the appreciation of beautiful things. When we see significance in the complexity of creation as well as in the self discipline of creating, we esteem art to a place of tremendous influence. Where Read more…

culture

Spheres of Influence

Spheres of influence. We each have one. Probably more than one. And each sphere is a culture. A set of unspoken nuances, rules, and behaviors that differentiate it from other cultures. And you’re in it. You’re in it to bring Jesus and aspects of his character into the middle. Sometimes Read more…

culture

My Best Friend

So many of my posts are about my kids. Let’s face it: they are a source of endless content. But the most important person in my life next to Jesus is my wife, Jennifer. My bride. My best friend. My second Holy Spirit. My inspiration when I’m at my lowest, Read more…