Becoming A Leader Worth Following

The men of the outpost shouted to Jonathan and his armor-bearer, “Come up to us and we’ll teach you a lesson.” So Jonathan said to his armor-bearer, “Climb up after me; the LORD has given them into the hand of Israel.” (1 Samuel 14:12 New International Version) I have had the wonderful opportunity to serve […]

Pray. Move. Succeed.

See that you make them according to the pattern shown you on the mountain. (Exodus 25:40) I clearly heard the Lord tell me to start a church. So, what did I do? I started a church. Not only did I start a church, but I started hundreds of churches. I didn’t start hundreds of different […]

Sacrifice & Success

Believe it or not, your sacrifice is your scholarship to success. In fact, I would go so far as to say that your sacrifice, in many cases, is your secret to success. As bizarre as that sounds, I believe that I can prove it using a biblical principle found in 1 Kings 17. That’s the incident […]

What To Do When You Don’t Know Where To Start

I remember being a child growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, and having to spend summers at a time at my aunt’s house (talk about boring), because my mother had to work. I remember walking into my cousin’s room, and seeing puzzles that had been assembled, taped together, and turned into wall art […]

Balancing Marriage and the Mission

Allow me to insert my disclaimer. I am not writing this from the perspective of expertise, but rather, from the standpoint of experimentation. I do NOT have this thing figured out, so as you are reading this, I invite you to chew the meat and spit out the bones. How does this whole marriage and […]