Why “Balance Work and Family” is Terrible Advice (& What to Do Instead)

Have you heard the advice about “balancing work and family” if you want to keep your life from falling apart? What if it’s WRONG? What if “balance” between these two things is not only impossible to maintain, but is actually harmful to pursue if you want both your company and your family to thrive? If you’re committed […]

This One Simple Change Will Help You Love Your Work Again

If you’re feeling 100% happy and fulfilled by your work, STOP READING NOW. This post isn’t for you. But…maybe you’re NOT happy. Maybe your work feels empty right now. Maybe you put in your time at the office (or log in from home) and the money rolls in, but it all feels so…hollow. And maybe […]

Opportunity Profit

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“THIS is a total waste of my time…” Ever feel that way about a task, like what you’re doing SERIOUSLY isn’t worth your energy? Ever feel that way about a person? I struggled with this for a long time because while I believe all people DO matter in a spiritual sense, I couldn’t see a […]

About that sinking feeling…

You have not been left out. You have not been left behind. You have not wasted your life. You have not failed your calling. ––– You still matter to God. You still have much to offer. You are still valuable to the world around you. The best is yet to come. ––– Now get to […]

Silver Bullets

There are no “silver bullets” or one-size-fits-all solutions. We may take giant steps from time to time, but they are still only steps in a journey that will –and must– continue until the day we die. “Success” in life is not so much about arriving as it is about embracing the process of becoming.

God’s gospel is about God’s glory

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And I saw another angel flying directly overhead, with an eternal gospel to proclaim to those who dwell on earth, to every nation and tribe and language and people.  And he said with a loud voice, “Fear God and give Him glory, because the hour of His judgment has come, and worship Him who made heaven and earth, […]

Jesus’ Word to You

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Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will never pass away.  (Mark 13:31) An old saying goes, “all good things must come to an end,” and in most cases this is true. Companies close and relationships fall apart.  Nations crumble and loved ones die.  Hopes fail and dreams fade and according to Jesus, […]

God allows pain because you are precious to Him

Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline, so be zealous and repent.  Behold, I stand at the door and knock.  If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him and he with me.  (Revelation 3:19-20) Christian, do you ever wonder why God allows hard things […]

Thoughts in the wake of a tragedy

They say it is the worst mass killing on U.S. soil, and it happened today. Fifty people dead, and 53 more wounded, they say. All across social media, people have one resounding question: WHY? May I suggest a simple reason?

Jesus is your eternal reward

For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but is from the world.  And the world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever.  (1 John 2:16-17) The world promises great […]