3 Things About Fear

When it comes to creativity, fear seems to be an paralyzing resistance to the process of creating. But there’s something crazy about Fear that you may not know; there are a few things you need to know before you let it shut you down. In my book Creative Potential: Principles... read more

Be Confident in Your Calling

I recently released a book on the idea of finding your Creative Potential and Unleashing Your Creative Calling. One of the concepts I share in the book is the idea of being confident in your calling. So here are some of the concepts that I share in the book about... read more

What Drains You?

One night as I was getting ready for bed, I stared into the mirror and thought, “I’m drained.” I hadn’t worked particularly hard, but the hours were just long. I had a good team. They handled a lot of the physical load so I could attend meetings to sign off... read more

This is Your Greatest Asset

Sometimes, we’re best known for what we didn’t have to do. We all have responsibilities. Let’s face it, adulting is tough work. There are bills to pay, children to care for, responsibilities at work, volunteer responsibilities, and the list goes on and on. However, much of that stuff is expected.... read more

Supporting Your Volunteers

This past spring, in southern Ohio was something to reckon with. We had such a huge swing back and forth of warm and freezing temperatures. I wore flip flops on a Tuesday and then brought out my winter coat from the closet on Thursday. Though the weather felt like an amusement... read more

Satan’s Lie

I just finished writing my book on finding your creative potential. There’s a section of the book that I called ‘Satan’s Lie’ that is so important to the creative process, that I wanted to share a few thoughts. Here’s the part that’s in the book: Satan has never created anything.... read more

Stuck in the Median

Stuck in the Median

I’m thankful for medians on the highway. I know that sounds odd to be thankful for, but I really am. As an impatient person and an impatient driver, medians allow me to get out into traffic a little faster. They allow me to take the lanes one at a time... read more

Gutt Check

Gut Check

Often people say to me, “If I had the same resources you have, I could make my church services awesome and everyone would respect my leadership skills and technical decisions.” Gateway Church started very small. I’m certain we didn’t have moving lights, cool sound systems and video projection systems at... read more