Tag: growth

  • Think Big, but Start Small

    Think Big, but Start Small

    On little beginnings.

  • Open to Be Broken

    Picture a younger man standing on the church steps with an older man. He’s a new believer, while the grey haired guy has followed Christ for many years. “How do I grow in God?” you overhear the young man say. And the older man says, “Son, there’s only one way.” “Are you open to be…

  • But Wait, There’s More!

    God just keeps sweetening the deal.

  • Just a Little Off Course

    I read a story recently about a plane that crashed into a mountain because the pilot, while on approach to an airport, unknowingly followed the wrong navigational beacon. The cockpit instruments told him his true position, but he kept flying off course for over a minute–until it was too late. Post crash analysis confirmed: the…

  • Measure Once, Cuss Twice

    Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. (Psalm 139:23-24 NIV) “Measure once, cuss twice,” it’s a favorite saying of Ben Napier, from the HGTV show Home Town. On the show, Ben…

  • Start With Why

    Teach me your way, O Lord; Give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. Psalm 86:11 In his best-selling book, “Start With Why,” author and organizational consultant Simon Sinek asserts that WHY we do something is paramount. WHAT we do and HOW we get it done are secondary. People don’t buy WHAT…