“Rough” Riders

What does it mean to be thorough? The dictionary defines it as being "extremely attentive to detail & accuracy; painstaking." Therefore, as we consider our call as followers of Christ to be thoroughly equipped for every good work (2 Timothy 3:17), the painstaking processes sometimes required to achieve this goal shouldn't surprise us. For the …

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Call To Uncommon Character

Character can be defined as one's ethical quality, or as Lincoln once described, "Reputation is the shadow. Character is the tree." In examining this illustration further - how far does our own shadow stretch? Is it expansive & serve as a refreshing refuge for many, or is it a narrow shade offering little in provision, …

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Pursuits Of Priority

Discontentment once pressed heavily upon my soul as I blindly pursued the prominence this world defines as success. As a result, my health suffered, my finances were misaligned, my family craved more intimacy & my time with God lacked priority. These sacrifices eventually converged to create a level of brokenness I will never forget & …

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Mining For Mentors

Great leaders are great learners & great learners seek out great leaders. Therefore, we all need & benefit from great mentors. Though they're seemingly rare in a world of self promotion, pursuing them is worth the expedition. Success however resides in knowing where & who to look for: Identify Where: To be effective in battle, …

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