My wife and I often comment on how Valentine's Day is simply a commercialized "holiday" intended to make money. But, it is worth taking time during the day to remember your spouse in a special way. Reflecting on Valentine's Day and what its focus is, it brought to mind one occasion where the Bible condones … Continue reading A Call to Drunkenness on Valentine’s Day
I had the privilege of joining one of my very good friends, Davis Lacey, on the Rooted Youth Ministry podcast to discuss the importance of teaching eschatology to teenagers. Even if you're not a teenager, I hope you'll find some of what I shared helpful as I think through how our eschatology (view of the … Continue reading Does Eschatology Matter?
Q: If there is habitual sin in my life, does it mean I'm not saved? A: Habitual sin certainly appears to be and is inconsistent with the newness of life that Christians are to walk in. However, that doesn’t mean that Christians, at times, do not walk in prolonged periods of sin. First off I … Continue reading Monthly Q&A: February 2020
Teams are established when two or more people are working together to achieve a common goal. When two or more human beings are working together, conflict is inevitable. Therefore, conflict is inevitable when working in teams. In fact, conflict is often the primary problem or issue that teams deal with. Teams are made up of … Continue reading Leading Effective Teams: Managing Group Dynamics & Conflict
Teams are made up of humans. Humans are prone to have problems. Therefore, teams are prone to have problems. There is no magic bullet that solves any and every problem that can arise among team members. However, there are some principles that, when applied, can reduce the occurrence and impact of problems. The primary principle … Continue reading Leading Effective Teams: Avoiding Problems