Business books are big business. They help you hone skills, build winning teams, and improve your game. Every title boasts great stories and lots of win-win. Biographies and histories are similar. Learning from others is entertaining, provides context, and yields wisdom. It’s hard to beat having examples to follow. Discipleship books are a hybrid of […]

I work with two men who are weeks from turning eighty. They travel the world, zealous for a cause, influencing millions. Both are humble, friendly, sincere, and generous. They live in the present, tell the truth,  love their enemies, and view challenges as opportunities. Both attended Moody Bible Institute back in the day, follow Jesus Christ […]

Many of the recent classics feature invasive technology. 1984, Fahrenheit 451, and The Giver come to mind. The speaker on the wall, the camera in the room, the eye in the sky, always watching. Today, we live with all of these things. We’re living the classics. The only difference is who’s watching, and why. In the right […]

People leave. They leave marriages, families, churches, communities, and companies. Leaving can be innate, as when birds leave nests. It can be natural, as in leaving town for a new job elsewhere. It can even be necessary. Dangers, deprivations, and emergencies insist. But just as often, leaving reveals brokenness. Something isn’t working, so we leave. […]

We just moved from a house to an apartment. Our living space dropped by sixty percent, and we lost our yard, garage, and basement. We had to get rid of most of our stuff. Painful as that was, it was life-changing. Now our lives are more relational and agile. I recently watched some friends walk through […]