The Power of a Contextualized Gospel

Throughout my life, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to live in other countries, growing up in places such as Lebanon and France. In fact, I was very young when my parents moved our family to Lebanon and didn’t move back to the United States until I was 16 years old. Those experiences cultivated within me […]

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Should Your Goal be to Retain Employees?

With the great turnover companies, ministries, and churches are experiencing during the pandemic period, retention has really tested my resolve as a leader. When I meet with other CEOs, retention seems to currently be the greatest point of pain for them as well. Known as the Great Churn, turnover is at an all time high. […]

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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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What Was Your Mom Really Like?

My mom never uttered empty words—she spoke life and truth everywhere she went. She was a consistent example, full of true wisdom, and had a unique ability to make me smile.  But she could also be…irritably on time…showing up 15 minutes early and then ask me why I was late. Frankly, she didn’t suffer fools […]

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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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What Nicodemus Can Teach Us This Easter

It’s sometimes easy to let certain holidays pass by without taking the time to deeply observe them every year. Easter is one of those holidays that, if we aren’t careful, can be more focused on the kids finding all the Easter eggs or finding the right outfits for the family to wear to church than […]

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