How do I decide whether or not to get a COVID vaccination when it’s available?

Let me preface this by saying to all readers, this is an intensely personal decision for each person to make. It is also a topic that seems really controversial in my region of the United States. I have been thinking deeply about this and have struggled. How do I decide about getting a COVID vaccination? … Continue reading How do I decide whether or not to get a COVID vaccination when it’s available?

COVID-19 is an Ultra-Marathon for Church Leaders

A marathon is 26.2 miles. An ultra-marathon begins at 50 miles and extends up to 100 miles. Yesterday I was interviewed as part of a panel for re-opening the church in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. There is really not an expert on this topic. We are the blind leading the blind but we have … Continue reading COVID-19 is an Ultra-Marathon for Church Leaders

Parenting Concern #2: We Pursue Talent Development Over Faith Development

As parents we naturally want the best for our children. When we find something they enjoy or discover a measure of talent we want to invest. I think that’s kind of normal. When it comes to prioritizing time and money we generally pursue talent development over faith development and this could come with real consequence. … Continue reading Parenting Concern #2: We Pursue Talent Development Over Faith Development