Can Saying "Yes" Create Bullies?
I say no a lot as a parent. My son asked if he could watch the Broncos game with friends on Sunday. “Not tonight, Bud.” A few moments later, my 8-year-old daughter, the breadaholic, asked if she could have a third…
The Sabotage of Sexual Sin
From Robert Kennedy Jr.’s “Dirty Journal”: “Despite the terrible things happening in the world, my life is . . . great,” Kennedy wrote on Nov. 5, 2001. “So I’ve been looking for ways to screw it up. I’m like Adam and…
Driven By Dreams – Men Living Well
Excerpt from Man on the Run: Dreaming is easy. The challenge lies in choosing the best dreams. In Ordering Your Private World, Gordon MacDonald recounts a conversation he had with his father. “Years ago my father suggested that one of…
When Placing Second Is Winning
On the night of one of our nation’s most polemical events of the year, it’s nice to hear a story of kindness that we can all stand and clap for. On December 2, 2012, Ivan Fernandez Anaya, a long distance…
BOOK TRAILER for "Man on the Run"
Here’s the video book trailer for “Man on the Run.” Check it out, and then leave me a message and let me know what you think!
Enjoy The Holiday Season Without Guilt
I will exercise less this month. I will eat more butter. And I will feel less guilt about spending fewer minutes on the treadmill and more time at the table. These are a few of my resolutions for the month…
Does God Have The Power To Change Your Life?
“Do you really think God can change my life?” I’m asked that question on a weekly basis. People dealing with addictions. People in failing marriages. People struggling with stale, lifeless careers. Men and women. Old and young. Healthy and unhealthy.…
Focusing On The Heart… Theirs And Ours
As parents, it’s easy to expend our time and energy keeping our kids clean on the outside. Why we’ve got keep the focus on the heart, and not the dirt on the hands.
Porn, Predators, and Unsafe People
“It’s just a little porn…what’s the big deal?” A man asked me that question a while back with a defensive tone of voice. His wife, sitting across the table, had just told me that she had felt “ugly and disgusting”…
Put the Pliers Down!
I live on the plains of the Midwest…in hard-working territory. I’m surrounded by determined men and women who can fix just about anything with just a few beads of sweat and a pair of pliers. During my junior year in…