Do One Hard Thing in 2014

I don’t know about you, but the pressure and pace of life seems to be increasing every year. When you add the constant bombardment of information and technology to our already full schedules, slowing life down seems as unlikely as stopping a runaway freight train. On top of that, add twenty-seven New Year’s resolutions, and […]

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The Dream is Free, the Journey Isn’t

I remember the moment I first read my favorite expression about the dreams that God gives. I had just walked into a friend’s house on New Years’ Eve and there it was, hand painted on a canvas: “If your dream doesn’t scare you, it isn’t big enough.” The moment I read it, I felt this […]

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There Are No Monsters

A child’s first night in foster care is a confusing and fearful moment in time. The best word I can use to describe that moment is vulnerable. I wish everyone could witness that moment so they could grasp both the depth of helplessness and sorrow of a broken family, as well as the power and […]

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When God Gives Vision

  Has God ever given you a vision? If he has, it probably started with a burden – something you saw that was terribly wrong with the world. The kind of overwhelming problem that made you think, “we could never solve this.” Fifteen years ago, South Florida news headlines often covered a story about the […]

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