“The atmosphere was colder than an arctic winter. Palpable hostility was written all over some faces. Yes that’s right. I was preaching about money. It was the first series I’d ever done on the ‘forbidden’ topic. I know that preaching about money is one of the topics that pastors avoid and even hate.”
“Confession…I am addicted to progress. I want things to move forward and feel myself getting frustrated when they don’t. Surrounding myself with people and organizations that share this value is very intentional for me. Chances are, if you are reading this, you value growth as well.”
“As I have said before, I don’t think leaders should lead in isolation. We should always be learning and growing and leading with others. I still think there is tremendous value in doing this in-person with other leaders. But I have also found a lot of benefit in free resources available online.”
“Most millennials grew up with an exciting sense of promise: The economy was booming. The Internet was changing the way we communicate. MTV still played music videos (TRL forever!).
But culture, the economy and even MTV have changed dramatically. More and more millennials still live with their parents, have abandoned faith and are not in relationships. For many, life isn’t turning out how they thought it would.”
Disclaimer – These posts do not necessarily represent what I believe but are presented to stimulate our thinking.