The Best Political Commentary Around

My two kids are amazing. The stuff they say just boggles my mind sometimes. I know every parent feels like their children are certified-Grade-A genius, but my two make me wonder how much longer I can remain near the top of the intellectual food chain in our house. To wit: an out of the blue… Continue reading The Best Political Commentary Around

No Sins But Our Own

More and more I become convinced that the biggest problem we have in American culture is our obsession with any sin that isn’t our own. Cecil the Lion. Planned Parenthood. Barack Obama. Donald Trump. The entire GOP presidential field. I get caught up in the hysteria. I’ve tweeted out things about certain cultural phenomena in an… Continue reading No Sins But Our Own

Keep the Train Rolling

This week I’m participating in Seth Godin’s #YourTurnChallenge. My goal is to blog everyday this week (Mon-Sun) here on my site as well as on the challenge’s official Tumblr blog. Here’s my Day 4 submission. Today is my 39th birthday. One year away from 40. I wrestle most days with feeling like a failure. The… Continue reading Keep the Train Rolling

Change the Game

If the purpose of your business, organization, church or personal platform is discover and engage new audiences, then chances are you need to change your game. Content must be continually refreshed if you want it to find a new audience. What captures the imagination today isn’t what captured it yesterday. True, there will always be… Continue reading Change the Game

In a Boat With a Tiger

Last night Rachel and I watched the Oscar winning film, “Life of Pi.” It was a homework assignment given to me by my friend, Kevin, who forbade us from any more coffee get-togethers until I’d seen the flick. I picked it up from Redbox on Blu-Ray, we put the kiddos to bed, and we settled… Continue reading In a Boat With a Tiger