A Conversation of Authentic Church. We can begin here. Authentic church. I have had some really helpful and insightful [along with some challenging and difficult] conversations around the topic of church. Some of these conversations are based on articles I've written, if you missed them the first time around, here are a few you're welcome … Continue reading Authentic Church. Is this really about structure?
I’m so thankful to all of you for the support and encouragement as I’ve expressed where I am in my journey battling Ulcerative Colitis (UC), and I thought it was time for an update. After many years of subduing my body with pharmaceuticals, I thought it was time to take a different approach. I started … Continue reading ulcerative colitis update
Here's a starting place: google search turnkey defined -> of or involving the provision of a complete product or service that is ready for immediate use A complete product or service that is ready for use. I walk into one grocery store to get all the groceries I need. Oh yeah, and I’ll grab a … Continue reading Turnkey organization and the great American detox
I first came across the concept of the Reality Distortion Field (RDF) while reading the biography of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. The Reality Distortion Field (RDF) was said by Andy Hertzfeld to be Steve Jobs’s ability to convince himself and others to believe almost anything with a mix of charm, charisma, bravado, hyperbole, marketing, … Continue reading Reality Distortion Field
In his book, 4-Hour Workweek, Tim Farriss addresses the question — How much time do you spend looking at your email inbox and is it the most productive use of your time? Personally, my honest answer to the question was staggering. I was checking my email multiple times an hour. My reasoning behind this frequency … Continue reading Interruption by iPhone
it begins in the prayer room I have a high value for the quiet, personal place of worship, prayer, and communion with God. In my experience, knowing God deeply and intimately begins with private understanding. This idea is even mirrored in a gathering of like minded people also desiring to commune with God together — … Continue reading Ember — it’s prayer and it’s a creative company
I have a high value for simplicity and rhythm. The core of my personality moves against non simplicity and things that feel chaotically untethered or messy. I am not communicating this as a positive or negative quality in and of itself. It's simply a hinge point for how I approach the world. And it fuels my creativity. Don’t … Continue reading One time decision & meaningful work