About Dan King

Dan King is an Editor with The High Calling, a blogger at BibleDude.net, and the author of several books, including The Unlikely Missionary and Activist Faith.

[VIDEO] How can a mentor help?

young-professional-mentor

I was recently talking with one my mentors (in ministry). He asked me what God has been teaching me. The question made me think pertty hard about what I’ve been learning from Him, not just what Ive been doing for Him. I’ve always been active in ministry. However, whether it’s ministry, work, or personal life, it’s not always about how much you do. After stepping back and brushing away all of the… [Read more...]

[VIDEO] Plug Into Silence

vacation-silence

It’s the vacation that defines the meaning of vacation for me. Our family went to a timeshare cottage in a small beach community on the Gulf Coast of Florida nearly every Summer. We only lived about an hour away down the coast, but the trip always took us to an entirely different world. These trips were completely different than the times we visited places like Disney World, Sea World, and Cape Canaveral. [Read more...]

[VIDEO] I Want What They Have

rethinking-scarcity

Jealousy. Envy. Coveteousness. Call it what you want. It’s rooted in a lack of satisfaction with what you already have, and/or a resentment for what others have. Perceived scarcity driven by comparrison can eat you up inside, and drive negative feelings and behavior. I’ve been there. Constantly chasing what other people have. And it’s a cycle that never ends. [Read more...]

[VIDEO] How Do You Define Leadership?

define-leadership

I used to think a leader was the one person in the room with authority to get other people to do stuff. But that didn’t feel complete. Then I defined as leader simply as someone who has people following them. That didn’t seem like enough either.

Additionally, it always seemed like people needed special qualifications to be a leader. Wrong again. [Read more...]

The (Unofficial) Tony Gwynn Guide to Being Awesome

tony gwynn

Baseball fans everywhere are mourning the loss this week of one of MLB’s greatest players, Tony Gwynn. In his 20 years of playing at the professional level, Gwynn has built an impressive resume that includes 15 selections to the All-Star team, 8 batting titles, and 5 Golden Glove awards. He was selected to the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility, and it’s easy to see why when… [Read more...]

[VIDEO] Multitasking

multitasking-focus-burnout

We ALL have lots going on. But where do you draw the line? Which side of the fence are you on? There’s a fine line between multitasking and spinning out of control. [Click to tweet!] Burnout often happens when we take on too much. Our plates get overloaded, sometimes with good things, and it all [Read More...]


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