Our Problems Won’t Be Solved by the Government

An accusation I've heard lobbed against certain groups of people in our country is that they "look to the government to solve their problems." Unfortunately, I believe such an accusation can (rightly) be lobbed against the church based on our behavior and talk the past four years. The impression that is given off by some … Continue reading Our Problems Won’t Be Solved by the Government

My Sayings

"Gotta Have Dog" Just like a dog is tenacious and persistent chewing a raw-hide bone, so we need to be persistent in life to get things done. "If it smells weird, it is weird." People, situations, and circumstances should fall within a certain boundary of "normal." If even small things that are said or done … Continue reading My Sayings

Anne Helen Petersen is the Rod Dreher of the Left

Rod Dreher is an often gloomy conservative blogger and author who believes that America is heading toward a time of "soft totalitarianism" where conservatives, especially religious conservatives, will be largely excluded from public life through the use of technology and social pressure. This coming totalitarianism is "soft" because while it may not result in outright … Continue reading Anne Helen Petersen is the Rod Dreher of the Left

Leaders Plan

"Plans are useless, but planning is indispensable"Dwight. D. Eisnehower "Winging it" is not an acceptable ministry strategy. Show me a leader who doesn't spend time planning and I'll show you an ineffective leader. Planning is one of the most effective uses of a time for leaders because it sharpens their focus on what is really … Continue reading Leaders Plan