• Impact

    The Self-Pity Wilderness

      Leadership is broken because leaders are unbroken Wilderness Wanderings Series: Learning to Live the Zigzag Life Self-pity is the life-destroying quicksand of the wilderness that sucks us in, pulls us down, and squeezes the hope out of us.   Often it catches us unaware and, because we are unprepared, it robs us of all confidence and courage so we are left with loss of energy, distorted reality, and deep discouragement… Gradually we are pulled down, down, down until we disappear below the surface of life, all vision gone and our leadership lost in the sink hole of self. What a pity.   Self-Pity is not for Wimps   It…

  • Engage

    About The Gay Bride and the Christian Photographer

    The door swings open and a high-energy, petite blonde walks in. “Hi, I’m Annie.”  “Hi Annie, I’m Mary.” Her smile mirrors Annie’s. “Welcome to my studio.”  “I’m friends with Emma and Ryan Glassman. I love how you photographed their wedding. You just…you do great work.” “Thank you.” Mary glances at the Bride magazine tucked under Annie’s arm. “Your turn coming soon?” “Yes!” she beams. “Next spring. So I’d like to talk to you about your pricing and packages.” Mary grabs her brochure and hands it to Annie, pointing to two chairs pulled up to a coffee table full of wedding albums. “Can I get you some coffee?” Annie looks at…