Life is a horse race: A Metaphor on Adolescence // Blog
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It’s crazy that the life-packed sperm and egg get busy making new life as soon as they meet. They are setting up shop. It takes a long time to be fully alive. Just because you are born doesn’t mean that you have reached your full unpacking. We are coming to understand that that doesn’t happen until around the mid-20s. It’s … more

This is one tunnel that you must go through // BLOG
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Speak the truth in love… Eph 4. This is such an important principle that Paul expresses. I love what M. Scott Peck says, “God designed us to yearn for open, honest, authentic relationships…. But because we choose peacekeeping over truth-telling, we end up in ‘pseudocommunal’ relationships instead. “The only antidote to pseudocommuntity is chaos—I call it ‘the tunnel of chaos’—where … more

What can leaders do when stress diminishes our ability to effectively lead? // BLOG
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I read the article, “Asking Whether Leaders Are Born or Made Is the Wrong Question,” in the Harvard Business Review today, which focused on leadership prediction (http://ow.ly/uCluo). Connson Chou Locke (@connsonlocke) writes, “It seems that stress makes people behave in unpredictable–and perhaps less intelligent–ways.” This is so true. The short article is worth the read, but the point that jumped … more