Are You Mission-Minded or Maintenance-Minded?

Are You Mission-Minded or Maintenance-Minded?

Why are some organizations, companies, and maybe even some Churches just not that exciting to be a part of? Looking back on history, there is a strong case to be made that organizations with a strong, compelling, world-changing mission are the most exciting to be a...
A Clear Path of Discipleship

A Clear Path of Discipleship

There are almost 3,000 families registered at our parish. If we spent 5 minutes with every single person from our parish and asked them to describe their faith life, I think we would get just as many varied answers. Everyone is in a different place. Some are...
One Caring Christian: An Invitation to Cat Day

One Caring Christian: An Invitation to Cat Day

If I asked you to name one idea or subject from your school years that changed your life, maybe you could come up with one or two after a few minutes of thought. But if I asked you to name your favorite teacher, or to think of one person who dramatically impacted your...
The Marriage of the Heart & the Head

The Marriage of the Heart & the Head

We sat every Sunday morning in that hot master-bedroom-turned-classroom of an old cinderblock house on Church property. It seemed to flow in and out of the dead leaves and sticks and palmettos and low hanging spanish moss like a stereotypical Florida home built in the...