purpose

The Trouble With Feedback

Getting feedback from others can be helpful, but sometimes it can take you off course and stop you from pursuing your mission and purpose in life. This can happen irrespective of whether the feedback is positive or negative. I remember listening to a Palm Sunday sermon that talked about how Jesus remained true …

Read More

What Would You Do If No One Was Watching?

So many people dislike their jobs. I was talking with a friend the other day who was in this situation. He didn’t like what he was doing, but he was established at his company, and he made decent money. It was difficult for him to think about making a shift. So …

Read More

Why are Churches So Homogeneous?

Churches can be pretty homogeneous. I noticed this the other day. I sat down at my local church last Sunday morning, and happened to look around. Pretty much everyone looked like me. Most people were White, and just about everyone appeared to be upper-middle class. Why is that? Why do …

Read More

Jump

Have you ever felt like your life was stagnant? Like you are stepping on a treadmill day after day—constantly moving but not really getting anywhere? I recently heard an inspiring talk by Steve Harvey that addressed this very problem. He compared this stagnant feeling to being on a cliff, looking …

Read More