man vs. wife
me: I'm gonna write an email to Steve Jobs.
wife: Who's Steve Jobs?
(There are seven Apple products in our home. I counted.)
I'm Proof That Hope Is Never Lost →
Giving glory to God is the reason I am where I am. Josh Hamilton My Phillies were eliminated from the MLB playoffs tonight and that is slightly depressing. But on the positive side, for the next two weeks, I can focus my attention on rooting for my absolute favorite pro ballplayer, Josh Hamilton. Unless you’re completely oblivious to the sporting world, you know Hamilton has an...
Creating a Culture of Innovation →
Innovation in the “new normal” will be the driver of organic growth. Needless to say, I think these principles apply to the church just as much as the business world. Are we, as the Church, pursuing innovative, unique-solution strategies? More thoughts to come on innovation in the church later…
A daughter needs a dad…to be the standard against which she will judge all men.– Daughters are a gift from God (via karlfisher) Raise your hand if you hope your daughter marries a man just like you. Thought so. I’m TERRIFIED of Lucy marrying a guy like me. That’s motivation enough to set a higher standard.
Facebook vs Class Reunions
Here’s a random thought I’ve had this week: The age of Facebook makes high school reunions irrelevant for my generation. All mystique and intrigue for finding out how classmates “turned out” is erased by social networking. I’m not sure that there’s any other motivation to attend your class reunion. What say you?
What You'll Wish You'd Known →
When a friend of mine used to grumble because he had to write a paper for school, his mother would tell him: find a way to make it interesting. That’s what you need to do: find a question that makes the world interesting. People who do great things look at the same world everyone else does, but notice some odd detail that’s compellingly mysterious. (Thanks to @jonsmock for passing...
If you believe in Jesus, you are not to spend all your time in the calm waters...– Oswald Chambers, My Utmost For His Highest
Christmas List 1.1 →
The only way to make the iPad sexier… The Moleskine cover will look great paired with my Moleskine journal. Double the hotness.
Everyday, the enemy tries to offer us an apple, when God has already given us an...– Jonathan Acuff (via srodriguezz) I don’t really want that apple, but I still find myself reaching for it even though I have a vivid collection of flavors at my fingertips in the Kingdom. I’m such a fool.