An Attitude of Gratitude.

So often when preaching on a topic I find myself having to really live it out in the weeks before... This Sunday my wife & I are both preaching on giving thanks in ALL situations, and in the last 10 days the following has happened: I have broken my foot, requiring painful surgery. I've had to cough …

The Tired Thirties

I am 32. I am tired. I am not alone. A few weeks ago I managed to get away for a “boys-only” weekend. No kids. Good surf. Lots of meat. Bliss. But one thing we all were aware of was just how exhausted we all felt. Pretty much all the time. We concluded that the decade between …

Choosing Between Making Money and Doing What You Love (Part 2)

In an article I wrote many months ago (If you haven't read it, I suggest you do, otherwise this post may not make as much sense) I wrote about the fact that money and happiness are not always directly related. And while that might sound noble or perhaps naive, I wanted to ask myself the question, "Is this …

Change Something.

So many people I speak to are desperate for change. ...in their church. ...in their business ...in their marriage. ...in their health. ...etc etc. Yet, when you dig a little deeper, what they really want is to have the benefits of change without paying the cost of change. We want to keep eating donuts, but get skinnier. We want …