“Good Grief #3”

As a Pastor (or Christian), one of the greatest opportunities we have is to represent our Heavenly Father and Loving Savior by serving people in their times of devastation, grief, personal loss and deep sorrow. As people go through their life valleys and are overcome...

“Good Grief #2”

The following are some encouraging quotes related to grief and suffering: “Bless the Lord, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His Holy Name! Bless the Lord, O my soul…and forget not all of His benefits…” –Ps.103:1-2 “It is only when everything is hopeless...

“Good Grief”

Over the past few years and in recent months, I have both experienced grief and had close family and friends lose loved ones. Because of the acuteness of the pain, the common occurrence of grief, and the request of friends experiencing this for the first time, I am...

Learning from Leaders #2

One of my favorite advertisements is a picture of a businessman standing on the street staring up in amazement as “question marks” fall from the sky. These “questions” rain down and are piling up on the ground. The tag says, “Questions are everywhere, insights are...

Learning from Leaders

“On Rational Inquiry” One of the most influential things in my life has been the input I’ve received directly from other leaders. Words alone cannot express the inestimable value of their wisdom and perspective on my leadership processing and problem solving. This...