How to Lead Through a Recession

I recently met with a few leaders who, like myself, led organizations or ministries through the pandemic. We discussed how hard we had to push ourselves for over two years and how, even though most of our organizations performed well despite the crisis, the experience left many of us feeling burned out. Then, without taking […]

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How Did COVID Affect Education?

As the lockdowns of 2020 were entering the second month, I found myself being asked what I believed the pandemic would change about our way of life. A lot has happened in the two years since, and now we are beginning to see how our world has transformed around us.  I’ve been interested in the […]

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How to Find Reality in a Clickbait Culture

One day I received word that there was a high-speed chase right outside our OneHope office. The car that was fleeing from the police came off of the road, over the grass, through the fence that borders our property, and crashed into three cars in our parking lot.  It got even worse—I was told that […]

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How Can We Help the Persecuted Church?

I recently read that out of all the Christians killed for their faith in 2021, 80% of those deaths took place in Nigeria.1 I was then surprised to see that Nigeria was taken off the U.S. State Department’s Special Watch List,2 which tracks severe violations of religious freedom around the world. My heart broke, not […]

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Hopeless Times Pt. 2

I was watching a news broadcast between an American anchorwoman and a Ukrainian mother with three children in a bomb shelter who hadn’t heard from her husband fighting on the front lines in two days. The anchor, in closing, said, “We are praying for you.” The mother became visibly angry and said, “We don’t need […]

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Hopeless Times Pt. 1

I think a lot about hope. In fact, you could say it is the most defining word in my life. I run an organization called OneHope, I coauthored a best-selling book on changing your world with hope as a central value. My favorite quote is from St. Augustine, “Hope has two beautiful daughters: their names […]

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