I’ve been to dozens of countries and seen a lot of notable things, but my trip to India this month will stand out the rest of my life. During my first week home I didn’t get a good night’s sleep, in part due to jet lag, but mostly because stories, images, and people I met were rolling through my mind.

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I work on the staff team at Life.Church. We’re passionate about supporting people in a crisis, ensuring people have a way out of poverty, and doing everything we can to protect vulnerable people. …


Last night’s Superbowl 50 win by the Denver Broncos represents so much more to me than a football championship. It represents a lot of deeply personal emotions. In fact, the entire weekend ripped my emotions to shreds — in the best and worst kind of ways.

This weekend has been a couple of decades in the making. We lived in Denver from 1994 to 2000, and my oldest on Brenton was three and four years old the Broncos won the Superbowl in 1997 and 1998. …


Although I’ve never met him, Ichak Adizes has been highly influential in my thinking about leadership. My friend, Steve Moore, first introduced me to Adizes a decade ago. After joining the LifeChurch.tv team I was excited that our Directional Leadership Team incorporated Adizes’ ideas about organizations into our approach to leading the church.

Last week, Adizes hosted a live webinar to teach his “Success Formula” and a group of us from the LifeChurch.tv team watched it together. I think the principle it teaches is golden with huge implications for me as a leader and parent. …

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