DEFY CONVENTION

On advice from my Physical Therapists, I began using forearm crutches in the past couple of years. The rudimentary aluminum forearm crutch feature a round tubular hand grip. While being tutored on their use by my PT, my hands began to hurt, even with the padded grips. I did some research on the web. I … More DEFY CONVENTION

PROTECTING THE SANCTITY OF THE PUPLIT – Part 1 “Internalized Capitalism”, “Lying Fallow” and “Lessons from the Loo”

During the era of NASA’s preparations for the first human-crewed moon landing, I launched into preaching and teaching in the Church. I was a member of the notable graduating class of 1969 at Burbank High School. Fast-forward fifty-two years, I find myself dealing with physical and vocal challenges which threaten my ability to continue the … More PROTECTING THE SANCTITY OF THE PUPLIT – Part 1 “Internalized Capitalism”, “Lying Fallow” and “Lessons from the Loo”

GIDEON’S ARMY – Advancing the Kingdom

An entertaining story in the Old Testament of the Bible focuses on the life and times of Gideon. (For the whole story, read chapters 5 through 8 of the book of Judges) https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Judges%206-8&version=NIV Because of Israel’s disobedience, God had lifted His protection. For seven years, the Midianites had been oppressing Israel. The Midianite tactic of … More GIDEON’S ARMY – Advancing the Kingdom

CHARACTER COUNTS

THE APPLE DOESN’T FALL FAR FROM THE TREE I am a fruit of the evangelical tree. The core tenent of evangelical belief is best represented in the the New Testament verse, John 3:16-17. “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but … More CHARACTER COUNTS

Leadership Qualities

I decided to publish a guest blog. I receive several emails weekly from leaders in business and other facets of society. One of those business leaders is Robert Glazer. It has been enlightening to inform myself of CEOs’ and business leaders’ responses to the current pandemic’s challenges. This focus has been personally encouraging for me … More Leadership Qualities

A necessary trip during an uncertain time!

Navigating these troubled waters of the Covid-19 pandemic has been challenging for all of us. I have appreciated the guidance from Scripture in plotting my course. As a Christian, I am instructed by this counsel from the Apostle Paul, “Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, … More A necessary trip during an uncertain time!

FOLLOWER-SHIP

Observing the reaction of folks to government leadership during this pandemic has been very enlightening. After decades of studying leadership, exercising leadership, and mentoring leaders, I have realized something. Maybe I should have been teaching more on Follower-ship. Follower-ship Lessons: Leaders must step up and provide clear, courageous direction for their constituency during times of … More FOLLOWER-SHIP