The Question Leaders Are Afraid to Ask

For 17 years I worked/served the local Church. Before that I worked for the city of Southfield as a carpenters apprentice, I worked as a roofer, a sou chef and a baseball/soccer coach for a Christian school. For more than 20 years I have worked around other leaders, under leaders, and have lead others. In…

A Blessed Life

My family and I get to experience something this week that we haven't had much experience with...vacation! Don't get me wrong, we've done a lot of traveling. But, most of the time our vacation or traveling also coincides with me teaching at a summer camp. And, that is pretty darn awesome! We've had a lot…

The Church pt. 3

Many years ago I was handed a phenomenal book called Purpose Driven Church. I ATE it up! LOVED it! I actually couldn't put it down and I've probably read it a few dozen times over the last 12 years. It was incredibly foundational for me and helped me figure out what I believe about the…

Through the Valley, Over the Hurdles and Up the Hills

I was telling a close friend last week that I think 2012 has been the hardest...toughest year of my short 36 years (almost 37) on planet earth. I know that's quite a statement and I've had quite a few rough years, but 2012 takes the cake. This past year has felt like I've been taking…