Blah Blah Blah

Blah Blah Blah

I’ve been thinking about the power words have in our relationships with children and students. It is truly amazing what a few carefully-worded and well-timed statements can do to a life. I know that is true in my life. I know that it is true in the lives of the...
Being Gotten

Being Gotten

I was at a wedding recently. It was a great wedding. Great Bride…whom I know and love. Great Groom…whom I met at the wedding. Great Family…one that I watch and learn from every time we get together. But, I’ve got to be honest. My attentions...
Ofie Gonifie

Ofie Gonifie

As a small group leader you have to get used to hearing bad news. When you are doing life with people over time… life happens. And, if you’ve done a good job of creating a safe place you will hear people share their hurts, pains, disappointments, and frustrations....
Fill Up First

Fill Up First

Atlanta traffic stinks.  And, for me, it’s a blessing. It’s official. I used to complain back in PA when I had to drive to see a girlfriend and it took me 20 minutes to get there. Now, if I can get to the grocery store in 20 minutes I’m doing pretty...
Thinking About Quitting?

Thinking About Quitting?

So, you’re thinking about quitting? I get it. This is tough stuff. I hope no one told you this would be easy. If they did, I’m sorry. They lied. You may be thinking “They told me this would be rewarding!” And you’re right…we...

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