• First Responders: The Local Church Aids Recovery from Harvey and Irma
    September 19, 2017 Read More
    Category - In the News
    First Responders: The Local Church Aids Recovery from Harvey and Irma

    In response to any crisis, there is always a need for hope. What better hope to offer after a disaster than the Good News? Yes, we have to care for immediate physical needs and address ongoing therapeutic needs, but as the hands and feet of Christ we must bring shalom – the peace that only comes from the Gospel.

  • What We Are Learning From Todd and Julie Mullins
    September 5, 2017 Read More
    Category - In the News
    What We Are Learning From Todd and Julie Mullins

    Kim and I are constantly on the lookout for other couples who honor and compliment each other to learn from and lead with.

  • 6 lessons I learned from #BigFoot
    August 8, 2017 Read More
    Category - In the News
    6 lessons I learned from #BigFoot

    I tore my Achilles playing tennis at the start of this year and had to have full reconstructive ankle surgery. While I can’t say I’d do it all over again, this injury has forced reflection on what I’ve learned during surgery and these last few months of recovery and rehab.

  • What I learned from Phil Cooke
    August 3, 2017 Read More
    Category - In the News
    What I Learned from Phil Cooke

    Phil and I have worked together for many years on multiple joint projects around the globe. He’s one of my go-to media gurus and has helped us with storytelling and innovating how we communicate with different audiences and cultures.

  • 5 Things We Can Learn from the African Church
    June 27, 2017 Read More
    Category - Missiology
    5 Things We Can Learn from the African Church

    I’m always humbled and amazed by the rapid growth and strength of the African Church. In the past, we sent missionaries to evangelize the African nations. The reality is that they’ve grown to be such spiritual giants they’re now sending missionaries to evangelize the increasingly pagan west!

  • What's Really Wrong with America?
    June 15, 2017 Read More
    Category - In the News
    What’s Really Wrong with America?

    This should be America’s new gilded age. Yet, in a world increasingly controlled by knowledge and technology, we appear to be mismanaging our moment.

  • cultivating seeds
    May 30, 2017 Read More
    Category - In the News
    Commencement: Cultivating the Seeds

    My news feed is full of commencement addresses. Some are going viral because they’re funny, while others are drawn from…

  • April 25, 2017 Read More
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    5 Things I’ve learned from David Green

    There are things you only learn through association with others. I’ve been blessed to be surrounded by incredible people who are constantly teaching me things I’d never get to experience otherwise. One of these people is David Green, founder and CEO of Hobby Lobby.

  • April 20, 2017 Read More
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    Lessons I’ve Learned in the Chair

    Today is my last day as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Oral Roberts University. It has been an incredibly enriching experience. I can honestly say the Chair has given me more than I have given it in the life and leadership lessons it has provided.

  • April 6, 2017 Read More
    Category - In the News
    Rogue Waves: Is The Risk Worth The Reward?

    I’m convinced that in life, like in the ocean, the deeper the water, the more precious the natural resource waiting to be exploited.