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Category Archive: Discipleship, Self Improvement

School: Don’t Just Get Through It! Get To It!

So, here’s the dilemma: I’m teaching a 6th grade boys Sunday School class. We do “High-Low” every week where each kid says what the high point of his week was along with the...

Two Kinds of Popularity

There are two ways to become popular: 1) Impress People 2) Serve People By being “impressive,” you’re admired for your talent, your confidence and the way you carry yourself. They...

Hardcharger

In the USMC, “hardcharger” was a term you used to describe someone who was motivated. They were constantly striving for excellence and all the while being the kind of person you wanted to...

James Harrison Ain’t Sorry

I like it when I see guys pushing back against what’s either politically correct or just plain wrong, even when it’s easier and more appropriate from a cultural standpoint to simply go...

My Bride

When I’m in my car, I like listening to either music or comedy. On occasion, I’ll listen to a podcast of some sort, but generally speaking, I usually want to either groove or laugh. A lot...

Staying Motivated – The Miracle Drumkit

Sometimes, it’s hard to stay motivated. You wake up in the morning and it feels like everything within your field of vision needs to be fixed or replaced. Of course, that’s not going to...

The Next Time You Feel Like You’re Having a Bad Day…

Prior to the movie, “Unbroken” coming out, I had stumbled on the account of Louie Zamperini and was completely┬ámesmerized by his story – his experience as an Olympic runner, his 46...

Marley’s Ghost

Intro: Remember Jacob Marley? He was Scrooge’s partner in “A Christmas Carol.” He comes back to haunt Scrooge at the beginning of the movie to alert him to the fact that he will be...

August 26, 2014

I don’t know what it is about birthdays. When you’re a kid, it’s assumed that you regard that day with a special kind of appreciation, simply because that’s what kids do. The...

The Good Works of Tim Tebow

Can someone who’s not saved be “nice?” Can they do things that could be categorized as “good works?” Sure. At least from a human standpoint. But there’s more to a...