Every one of us has got some kind of ‘tough mudder’ in our lives. Some sort of goal that seems so unlikely to achieve. Some sort of destination that tests our commitment and determination. Some sort of metaphoric finish line we should be striving to cross. You’ve got what it takes to go the distance. [Read more…]
Undoubtedly some sort of big goal lies in front of you. Maybe it’s a dream—something you long to do. Or maybe it’s more of a calling—something you may or may not want to do, yet it still feels like an unmistakable inner tug. You know you should progress. But you don’t know how. And the destination feels far off. Even just starting seems hard. What then? Here are three simple words that will launch you toward your goal.
Consider this your call to action.
This Veterans Day, I wish we might glimpse anew the freedom we’ve been handed. I wish we would read books about veterans and watch war movies and talk to veterans and rent rooms from them. I wish we’d pray that future generations will never be called upon to make the same sacrifices as those who gave up everything for the sake of freedom. [Read more…]
One question that changes everything: Is your life worthy of the calling you’ve received? [Read more…]
A bulldozer had cut a jagged swathe up Mount Currahee, the 3 ½ mile-long incline at Camp Toccoa, Georgia. One company of soldiers—about 140 men—grunted up the trail early one morning in August 1942. They were the men of the now-legendary Easy Company. After almost two years of hard training at Toccoa they parachuted into [Read More…]
How do you develop a wise, skillful approach to finances? It’s not as confusing as it often seems. Basically there are six main areas about money to study and learn about. Keep these six areas in balance, and your finances will fall into place. Here are the basics: 1. Spending By itself, money is [Read More…]
If you haven’t already experienced angst with a job, probably you will soon, particularly in this season of cutbacks and workplace instability. Maybe you’re working at a job you’re not passionate about right now. Or at a job that seems meaningless? Or your job feels like only a stepping-stone to something else. So what [Read More…]
Fact: If you’re a guy in high school and attend church right now, chances are that in a year or two, you won’t. For some reason, church and youth group connects with high school-aged guys, but college guys drop out. The statistics are against you. Studies show that while as many as 80 percent [Read More…]