For some reason the mosaic tiles at Serra brought more life to me than the stunning cross overlooking the ocean. Pondering this, I began to figure out why.

Read More

Chased by a herd of turtles. This small little event represented the constant state of exercising various identities and spaces where I feel connected to my Creator.

Read More

Vocation isn’t just our paid work. It includes our stewardship of everything in our day from board meetings, decisions made in traffic jams to our responses to herds of turtles.

Read More

“It’s not about excellence and balance. You need to replace those words with faithfulness and rest.”

Read More

A pastor's time management

On September 3, 2013 By

Yes, the stereotype that a pastor only works for a couple of hours on Sunday is alive and well. The reality, however, is that a pastor is still engaged in work.

Read More

What early evening practices help you end your workday well?

Read More

What morning practices help you start your day well?

Read More

Questions open themselves to possibilities. Most of my life I have pondered three questions: Am I making a contribution? Am I learning something new? Am I having fun?

Read More

Very few men have safe supportive groups like our rope team; most wish they did. The metaphor of the rope makes explicit the relationships that connect us.

Read More

System failure

On June 18, 2013 By

It’s hard to design really good, accommodating systems and to understand and embrace the needs of those for whom we design.

Read More