Sit Down and Shut Up

I’ve written about my love of checklists in the past. I feel a sense of satisfaction when I have something I need to do, and then get it done. Plus, let’s face it, when someone asks you, “So what did you do today?” it feels good to rattle off...

If I Could Start Over…

In early 2009 I began visiting a counselor on a regular basis. I was working a lot…I was usually stressed, and realized I wasn’t excited about the direction things were moving in my life. Working at Vineyard went from being something I loved, to something...

Sabbatical

At our recent church business meeting I announced to our church that I am taking a sabbatical this year.  Since not everyone was at the business meeting, and since we didn’t go into a lot of details there, I figured I’d go into a bit more detail and answer...

My 3 Words for 2010

So here is how this works.  This year I say, “Here is an idea I totally stole from Chris Brogan.” If It works well, next year I say, “Here is something I saw on the interwebs a year ago…” And after that, I can start saying, “Here is...