Recently, we’ve heard the echo of the all too familiar trend that is happening more often than we’d like to admit. Suicide among pastors. First of all, let me say that because the nature of this blog is about pastors and the church, it does not negate the overall epidemic of depression and mental disease … More Nothing Changes if Nothing Changes
I turned 50 a few months ago. I didn’t think much about it, after all, it’s just a number, right? But 50 years on the planet proved to be more than a number, it was a time to measure the impact of my life. There’s something about us humans needing markers in our lives to … More Transition
At the start of each year, I attempt to make some sort of decided effort to pray about my future. I state this lightly, because I usually don’t even come close to the grand “seeking of the Lord” that I intended to. Sure, I might think/pray about things when I’m driving to work and I … More Guest Blog! Hannah Root
In an all hands meeting, Jeff Bezos stated that the trillion dollar company is not too big to fail. “Amazon is not too big to fail…In fact, I predict one day Amazon will fail. Amazon will go bankrupt. If you look at large companies, their lifespans tend to be 30-plus years, not a hundred-plus years.” …and he’s … More Amazon can fail, but maybe not how you think…
Rounding the corner off of the expressway, just coming from the rolling hills of Pennsylvania, we found ourselves in the throws of traffic heading into New York City. As we turned to go into the tunnel that would take us into the city, the skyline appeared to us like a mirage in a desert! It … More I Love NY, Too
When I was about 13, my parents moved us to Western New York, in the middle of the Finger Lakes Region. It was a beautiful contrast to the gray skies of NW Indiana which boasted smokestacks and refineries, and replaced it with rolling meadow of hay fields and budding wine vineyards. 18th century Victorian homes … More I Love NY!
Tucked in the Southern part of Spain where you can see Gibraltar and the Mountains of Northern Africa on a clear day, is a little village called Mijas. Here, you can walk the cobblestone one-way streets and shop the authentic Spanish shops and sip the best Spanish wine all within about a 3 mile loop. … More Mijas and G42