I ran across another great quote today. It is in the book The Dip by Seth Godin. I typed it up, printed it out, and taped it on the wall in my office. “Quit or be exceptional. Average is for losers.” I think that might just be the kick inContinue Reading

Reggie McNeal in his book, Practicing Greatness, got my attention with the following quote: “The need to be good at everything is idolatrous. Besides, not getting all the talent is one more way God builds into us our need for community.”

This semester in Seminary, I signed up for an Old Testament class. There were 2 classes to choose from: Old Testament History and Old Testament Prophets and Poetry. I feel like I have a pretty good handle on the history, so I signed up the prophecy and poetry class. ItContinue Reading

Today I had the privilege of worshipping with the fine folks at First Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet, TN. I enjoyed meeting a lot of new people. They have been without a pastor for over a year, just about the same amount of time that Mt. Juliet Christian Academy hasContinue Reading

Our generation lost a mighty man of God yesterday when Dr. Jerry Falwell died at the age of 73. Falwell was the Pastor of Thomas Road Baptist Church and the Founder/President of Liberty University. I have been a student at LU since January. I have heard Dr. Falwell say manyContinue Reading

I saw this over on Tony Morgan’s blog this morning and thought it was really great. This is one of those things I’ll post on my bulletin board in my office. This time of year it is particularly relevant as we wind down the school year. 1. Am I livingContinue Reading

Thank you Lord. I am seeing the light and look forward to seeing how your mercies are new and even more exciting tomorrow.

We had a great week in Washington, D.C. with our 8th grade students. I haven’t been to D.C. since I was an 8th grader myself 15 years ago. I really enjoyed getting to see the things I saw 15 years ago from a new perspective. I also saw a lotContinue Reading