[ 17 ] Links That Will Change Your Life

Co-founder of Twitter’s rule for success: do less. A foosball table made out of VHS tapes. Looks like there is still a use for them after all. Byron Borger’s Hearts and Mind Bookstore (one of the best around) releases their best books of 2012. Great list. Congratulations to my friend JR Woodward for making the…

Exciting announcement: another bundle of joy on the way

In November I announced we had a little bundle of joy on the way.¬† Well, I’m excited (and a bit freaked out) to announce we’ve got a second little bundle of joy on the way: I’m under contract with InterVarsity Press for another book – this time a co-writing venture with Bob Hyatt. Bob planted¬†The…

Reflections from Adoption Sunday

Many have asked how my teaching went on Sunday morning on the topic of adoption. I was extremely encouraged by the morning. I'm so grateful that Franconia Mennonite Church believes in adoption enough to devote an entire Sunday to awareness, stories and teaching centered on the topic. I wish more churches would highlight a topic…

Being right and being kind

Ever notice how much humility and kindness work together? Recently Megan and I were listening to a podcast where we heard an emerging church pastor say something so profound we had to stop the podcast and rewind it a few times to let it sink in. "Isn’t it interesting that the more right I think…