Several years ago I loaned my heavy duty top-of- the-line foosball table to a friend. I had tired of the game and my friend wanted the table, so I let him keep it with the assurance he’d return it when asked.
Lately the Lord has been prodding me to stop trying to control other people. This direction from God is in response to how I often try to fix family members, friends, strangers, businesses and, well, you name it. I don’t mean I shouldn’t disciple, mentor, teach, challenge and equip people to grow spiritually and live […]
Note: If you have children, please take part in a short survey at the end of this article. Several years ago the leader of a sizable city-wide men’s ministry picked me up at the airport. I was going to speak to 600 men at a breakfast the following morning and he was driving me to […]
I sometimes have people tell me they want to write a book, launch a business, or learn a new sport. When I ask what’s holding them back, many shrug their shoulders and say they’re not sure. A few say they have a hard time getting started.
Anybody who ever failed a test longed for a second chance … one more night to study … one more chance to make the grade. Those who have suffered the agony of a failed romance or marriage look back at hurtful things they said or did and wish they could undo the harm. But they […]