Success After You

Success After You

Good Morning, Years ago, I learned a valuable, unexpected leadership lesson. Upon returning from a vacation, I found myself wound tight on the first morning back.  This was not uncommon for me. This particular time one of the men working for me said...
How are You Handling the Wind?

How are You Handling the Wind?

Good Morning, But I will stay in Ephesus until Pentecost, because a great door for effective work has opened to me, even though many oppose me. 1 Cor. 16:8 I used to ride a road bike on the country roads of Indiana.  I almost always planned my...
Recognize Your Triggers

Recognize Your Triggers

There are two terms in the study of economics that apply not just to the economy, but the rest of life as well.  The two terms are Spillover Costs and Spillover Benefits. At the core of these ideas is that there are ancillary costs and benefits that should...
Stop Looking Down

Stop Looking Down

It’s ski season here in Colorado and people come from all over country to ski these mountains. Growing up in Indiana, skiing wasn’t on my list of activities.  Then we moved to Colorado where my son works at a ski resort. Of course, his brilliant idea was...
Are You Choosing Wisdom?

Are You Choosing Wisdom?

Good Morning, Made any poor decisions lately?  Said something you regret? Treated someone in a way that doesn’t honor Christ? Been impatient, intentionally stupid or set wisdom aside for folly? There are times when we can all be prone to behaving unwisely. Scripture...
It Isn’t too Late

It Isn’t too Late

Good Morning, By now you know I like reading Louis L’Amour books.  It is amazing how often, whether he intended it or not, a piece of real wisdom comes through in his writing.  Such is the case in the following excerpt from “The Burning Hills”. A man has to face up to...
Promises for Living

Promises for Living

Good Morning, We often hear preachers talk about the promises of God and how wonderful they are. I have done so myself.  I wonder though, if for too many of us they are not much more than nice ideas or impersonal theology.  The times we do seem to...
Tend Your Soil

Tend Your Soil

But the seed falling on good soil refers to someone who hears the word and understands it. This is the one who produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown.” Matthew 13:23 In Matthew 13 Jesus uses the illustration of seed and soil to teach...
Winning One Step at a Time

Winning One Step at a Time

“My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.”  2 Cor. 12:9 I have had a couple of encounters lately with people who are going through a difficult season in life. They are experiencing challenges, the circumstances of...
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