Category Archives: Thoughts

Thoughts I think are worth sharing.

Why You’re Feeling Unfulfilled Despite ‘Success’

One of the things I struggle with is keeping organized and on track to accomplish my goals. I found a great book on this topic called “What’s Best Next: How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get Things Done”, by … Continue reading

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Greg Ogden: Making Disciples Like Jesus Did

Greg Ogden teaches us how to reproduce disciples in this 42 minute video: Greg Ogden has recently “retired” or better yet “redeployed” (as of March, 2012) from professional church leadership. He now lives out his passion of speaking, teaching, and … Continue reading

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Francis Chan – How Not To Make Disciples

Want to know how NOT to make disciples? In this humorous and insightful 2 minute video clip from the Verge Conference, Francis Chan begins to answer the question, “How can we make true disciples of Jesus?” If you’d like some … Continue reading

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Noah the Movie (Not the Russell Crowe version)

The story of Noah is much in the public view these days with the release of the Hollywood version staring Russel Crowe, which differs considerably from the biblical version. There is considerable evidence that the story of Noah is very … Continue reading

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What is Christianity?

Christianity is pretty simple. It’s all about one life, the life of Jesus, and how the life He gave offers us a connection to God. In this three-minute video Christianity Explored provides a simple overview of what it’s all about. … Continue reading

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Mark Whitacre – Fortune 500 FBI Informant

Mark Whitacre is an Ivy League Ph.D. and the highest-ranked executive of any Fortune 500 company to become a whistle-blower in US history, and is responsible for uncovering the ADM price-fixing scandal in the early 1990’s. His undercover work with … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Haggai

The book of Haggai is one of the shortest books in the Old Testament, but I find that it contains a powerful message for my life as a marketplace believer in contemporary society despite being written thousands of years from … Continue reading

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Seven Days in Utopia

SEVEN DAYS IN UTOPIA follows the story of Luke Chisolm (Lucas Black), a talented young golfer set on making the pro tour. When his first big shot turns out to be a very public disaster, Luke escapes the pressures of … Continue reading

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Redefining Work as “Ministry”

There is a movement in Christian communities away from compartmentalizing one’s work as “secular” and church activities as “ministry” toward seeing all one’s life as missions. In these videos, produced by RightNow.org, we see the stories of two individuals who … Continue reading

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Evangelism with Style

Based on his popular “Got Style?” workshops, pastor and evangelist Jeffrey Johnson’s new book “Got Style? Personality-based Evangelism” (ISBN 978-0-8170-1555-8, Judson Press) offers churches and individuals an understanding of evangelism based on the following six personality types: 1. Assertive 2. … Continue reading

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