Leading, the Following Way.

Jesus did not focus on leadership; certainly not the way many Christian pastors and teachers do today.  In fact, I cannot find one place in all of his (red-letter) words where he calls any man specifically to “lead” or to “leadership.” Don’t get me wrong.  Certainly Jesus was and is a leader and led not only a band of twelve men but a movement that would fascinate and dominate the interests of countless millions.  Still, as I pour over his… Read more

The Hunger Generation: 11 Soul Cries That Are No “Game”

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” Maya Angelou Every year an avalanche of paperback novels and newly produced movies flies off the shelves and onto thousands of screens across the country. Millions of buyers pick up a new piece of fiction and lay down $10+ for a movie in which to escape while relaxing on the beach or in the comfort of a well-cushioned chair. There is a reason for this — everyone loves… Read more

Not-To-Be-Missed Video Clip – The Glo Snowboarder

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Q&A with Samuel Rodriguez – Trends in Pentecostalism

Rev. Samuel Rodriguez is the Current President of The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (The Hispanic Evangelical Association), America’s largest Hispanic Christian Organization with 30,621 member churches. CNN named Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, “The leader of the Hispanic Evangelical movement”. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of some of America’s leading Evangelical organizations such as: Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, National Association of Evangelicals, Empower 21 and Christianity Today.  Rodriguez is also the recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership… Read more

Working on Your Joy in 2012 – Some Quotes!

“Joy is the serious business of heaven.” – C.S. Lewis “Study the Word and ask for the teaching of the Spirit of God that you may understand it; so shall you discover wells of delight. . .Many a Christian has a thousand reasons for joy which he knows nothing of.” – Charles Spurgeon “To do them justice the people who crucified Jesus did not do so because he was a bore; quite the contrary. He was too dynamic to be… Read more

The Demise of Guys? – What is Happening to the American Male?

There is a steady social awkwardness among American males today – especially one-on-one with the opposite sex. Read more

A President, Not a Pastor.

Evangelicals are still wrestling with the idea of a President Romney. But, could it be that his devout Mormon faith is simply blurring their view of his unrivaled business, leadership and organizational qualifications? Read more

Could He Be the Next Steve Jobs?

It is encouraging to see the enthusiasm, enterprise and entrepreneurial spirit in this young man. Perhaps this time the student teaches the teacher. Pay attention, America! Dr. Robert E. Cooley says that “In today’s world, the student is the new ‘owner’ of education.” Read more

A New Feature Film Coming in December 2011 – REAL!

Check out the trailer for my nephew, Stephen Krist’s, first full-length feature film. It is coming out in December 2011. Stephen is 20 years old and one creative and talented young man. Read more

On the Mind of Millennials: “How is America doing?”

I popped this question to a classroom full of college students today: “If America were a person with a soul, how would you say she is doing today?” Here are some of the fascinating answers I received. Read more