December 10, 2018

When you say “yes,” you’re not just impacting your life. You might also inspire someone else and they’ll be the one to do the great thing. Throughout history, it hasn’t always been great things that have changed hearts, but usually, it’s a bold action, a word spoken, a life lived. You never know… Read more

November 26, 2018

He employs the unemployable — the men who have a conviction and are in recovery — and gives them a chance. They separate mattresses, keeping them out of landfills and selling the material on the commodity market. Spring Back Colorado is building up lives by breaking down mattresses. A perfect union of social good, redemptive employment, and entrepreneurial pursuit. Read more

November 22, 2018

It almost seems the balance of life constantly has the fresh water pouring in, while the old  stale water dribbles over the edges. And for that, I’m grateful. I wonder if this Thanksgiving I’ll finally be able to give thanks for what is no longer mine, the minutes that have ticked out of my life, so I can appreciate the remains of the day. Read more

November 19, 2018

I counted One. Two. Three. Four. Five. Six. Seven. Seven seconds is all he had. Seven seconds to speak truth. Seven seconds to convince. Seven seconds to speak a blessing. His name is Samuel Chambers, a well-dressed man who stands on the corner of Washington and State Street. He speaks with a slightly gravelly voice, talking to thousands every day. I met him while I was passing through Chicago this last fall.  On the busy sidewalk he stood, confidently speaking… Read more

November 12, 2018

Our reliance on GPS navigation has short-circuited our ability to figure out where we are and where we are supposed to be. We miss out on the mental landmarks and navigational skills that help us directionally. Getting lost on a trail — or in life — forces us to start to look around us, find the signs of our position and gain a new direction. Read more

November 1, 2018

This is a hard truth — If the election goes your way, all of our troubles won’t disappear. As Christians, we should place our focus on building another Kingdom — a way out of this one with all its troubles. Read more

October 28, 2018

You don’t have to be a Christian to understand the wisdom of this. I know it goes against everything inside you — every defensive twitch in your body, every reactive synapse in your brain, every resistance mechanism you’ve honed throughout the years. But it can – and must be done – if we have any chance to survive. Read more

October 23, 2018

“It’s a personal thing, and I find it odd You would question my believing in a personal God I’m devout, I’m sincere, ask my mother if you doubt it I’m religious, but I’d rather not get radical about it” ”I’m devout, I’m sincere, and I’m proud to say That it’s had exactly no effect on who I am today I believe, for the benefit of all mankind, In the total separation of church and mind” — Written by Steve Taylor ©… Read more

October 16, 2018

Billy Graham put it well when he said that the smallest package he ever saw was the one with a man wrapped up in himself. Judgmental thinking can make small packages out of big people. For many, depression are a way of life. There are no pat answers, but a little grace from their friends and family goes a long way. Read more

October 9, 2018

Are you looking for a sign? A miracle? I think I want a sign because I need a substitute for faith. I need some sort of miracle to take care of that trust that often feels so tenuous. It’s human nature. We need something, anything, to help bridge the gaps of doubt in our minds. Read more

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