In Part 3, I discussed the various challenges we were faced with now knowing what we prayerfully needed to do. I was aware that I would face criticism for doing something new but we were convinced more than ever that we were doing the right thing. I began searching for the right people to fill […]Read More Part 4: Out of Balance: #Project80 in Action
In Part 2, I began to discuss our organizational strategy of #Project80 along with some of the challenges that made us begin asking ourselves tough questions. We learned that our country was experiencing an opioid epidemic that was killing hundreds of thousands of people and we also learned that we were only able to help […]Read More Part 3: Out of Balance: More concerning #Project80
Less than a year into my role as President/CEO of a faith-centered, non-profit, drug and alcohol treatment center I began to learn a lot. It was the middle of 2016 and I was studying the terrible opioid crisis that was devastating most of the country. I read a statistic from the Centers for Disease Control […]Read More Out of Balance… Part 2
This morning I was reading through Psalm 90 and it helped me once again realize that 1) life is a gift, and, 2) that gift is limited in time. Two verses stuck out in the middle of this passage: Psalm 90:12, “So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of […]Read More Live a Life with No (Or at least limited…) Regrets!
One of the most valuable leadership lessons I’ve learned (through much failure) is summed up in what I’ve named my theory of the “Shiny Stuff.” I believe many of us make this mistake because I’ve seen it and deal with it on a very regular basis (I am growing here because I can now see […]Read More Don’t get trapped…
As I sit here on my front porch contemplating the goodness of God in my life, I find myself reading through the book of Psalms. As I read through a specific passage I watched the fog begin to lift and eventually disappear. Psalm 40:1-5, “I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and […]Read More As the fog lifts…
Over the past five or so years I have had the privilege to work around some great leaders who have helped coach and mentor me. A few of the key lessons they shared with me continue to heavily influence me on a daily basis. One of those lessons involves a very unique combination of two […]Read More Leadership: Humility and Confidence