Stockpile or Share

You've heard the adage that 'sharing is caring.' You've been told to share with your siblings probably a million times growing up. Maybe you've seen the Taco Bell commercial that mocks the concept of sharing. Lamenting that you've had to "share all your life" and with some cleverly placed 'flashback' footage of kids having to share [...]


There's nothing like walking into a new place and sensing that those who run the place thought of you before you got there. That they are actually excited to have you in their presence and they went above and beyond to prepare for your arrival. Whether it's walking into a fantastic resort as the doors [...]

The Narcissistic Nudge

A narcissists is someone with a limited, concise and narrowing focus - there is only room for one person in their spotlight. Guess who it is? The dictionary defines narcissism as: inordinate fascination with oneself; excessive self-love; vanity. Synonyms are: self-centeredness, smugness, egocentrism. In teaching Galatians recently, I was struck by a reality that the [...]

Get in the Game

When you're at a sporting event, sitting in the stands, there exists some standard understanding and activities. You cheer on the team. You watch the team. You analyze the teams strategies and execution of their efforts. You may wander away from the seats for a brief interlude, but as you're gathering your refreshments - you're [...]