A Leader is Someone Who…

How would you finish this statement: A leader is someone who . . . If we go by what culture tells us, or our professors, bosses, or peers, we probably would begin to recite the stock definitions of a leader. But if we stop for a moment and take a close look at our...

On Saying Goodbye

We’re delighted to have Shelby Jones join us as our guest blogger today. She shares with us insight, prompted by an unexpected source, on saying goodbye to those special people that have deeply impacted us in some way. We know you’ll enjoy her honest look at how...

Lent, Daydreams, and the Dark In-Between: Part 2

It takes courage to reflect deeply and intimately on Christ’s journey toward and through the cross. But when we do, even if in small measure, we begin to glimpse his invitations and hope for us in the dark middle of our own unfolding stories and dreams. For this...

Lent, Daydreams, and the Dark In-Between: Part 1

Recently I saw a travel mug that said, “Don’t give up your daydreams,” a word play on that other expression for the dream that isn’t quite delivering a paycheck. The mug made me smile. I liked its focus. But here we are in that season many observe called Lent,...