rise above.

in this final installment of my personal ethos and standard that i am holding my teams at Rock Church to i am the part that is most difficult and most critical in changing culture. it is this part that i have gleaned from leaders and bosses over the years, and the part that i have…

do better.

in this second installment of my personal ethos and standard that i am holding my teams at Rock Church to i am covering the part that hits home most for me. through my life experiences and revelation from the Lord about who i am meant to be my personal mission statement was birthed. this part…

be better.

over the next several days i will be posting several blogs revolving around the my personal ethos and the standard by which i ask my teams at rock church to operate. this ethos is born out of years of mistakes and triumphs and serves as the anthem that drives how i do what i do.…

the beginning of fear

today, as in antiquity, the answer to the ultimate question of “life, the universe, everything” stands as both something that many do not accept and something that remains illusive to live out for those that do accept it. to bring the conversation into clarity: humanity has long searched for an answer for the reason why…

forty two

douglas adams, a british humorist and author, made his bones with a bbc radio show turned book, “hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy” (and an awesome video game)1. for those of you unfamiliar with h2g2 (that is what we geeks call the hitchikers guide to the galaxy), it is a wonderful obtuse, hilarious spoof of pulp…

right story. right people.

recently someone asked me what my philosophy of marketing is. being me, i had a quick answer to their question: i believe the goal of marketing is to produce a change in the behavior of your audience (i.e. get them to do something), and to do so you need to “tell the right stories to…

this friday is truly good

on the way to church for wednesday night fun my five year old, roman, asked my if i knew why it is called “good friday.” now i am used to startling insightful questions and statements from my kids, but this struck me in a genuine and unexpected way. after answering in the dadliest way i…