The best time to invest

From the day a child is born until they turn 18, there are about 940 weeks. When they’re little, the days seem long, but as they grow time seems to speed up. Our influence lessens and grows with the passing of each week. We recently did a major study with Barna on the major factors […]

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Do family managed ministries work?

Sometimes we have the BEST conversations via email. We send weekly Drucker insight emails to our entire staff. It doesn’t happen every time, but sometimes a brave soul’s reply-all response triggers a fantastic thought-generator or conversation starter, like this one that happened over the holidays. [Staff email sent on Dec 29, 2019, at 8:49 AM] […]

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Thoughts from recovery

thoughts from recovery

Last month I had to have a total knee replacement. Being in recovery means I have had a lot of time to think as I anticipate a full return to health and my regular work schedule. One thing I’ve been thinking about is this Twitter thread: (Random Tweet): If you quit your job tomorrow, a […]

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Theology of Work

Many organizations I consult for are facing the same struggle. They’ve hit a wall and can’t figure out how to move forward, grow, and successfully scale in their current context. Much of the time the barrier is the same; they’re still operating in the old paradigm where the secular is separate and unequal to the […]

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Kanye: let the Rappers cry out

But some of the Pharisees among the crowd said, “Teacher, rebuke your followers for saying things like that!” He replied, “If they kept quiet, the stones along the road would burst into cheers!” But as he came closer to Jerusalem and saw the city ahead, he began to weep. Luke 19:39-41(NLT) Kanye West, controversial megastar […]

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I DO

i Do.

Words and their interpretations are incredibly important to those in the law profession. So imagine my struggle to carefully compose a wedding ceremony for two lawyers! Thank God for giving me just the right word, and only two were needed!  I DO. I was performing the wedding ceremony for two lawyers and joked, “When attorneys […]

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