Musings During Tough Times

Greetings, No doubt about it: It’s been a rough go of late. Water damage in the house due to rain and flooding; extreme parenting challenges; temptations from seemingly every angle. Just feel like throwing my hands up and walking… REALLY didn’t want to lead the corporate prayer at church this morning, which I’d agreed to do three weeks ago. Seriously – I didn’t even want to go to church. Didn’t want to talk to God. Then on the way to church, Stephanie puts on a CD. The artist: Hezekiah Walker. The song: Jesus is my Help. The Scripture focus: Psalm … Continue reading

NTC Day 5 Wrap-Up: Smells Like Team Spirit
Picking up from last night’s post, the middle portion of the S.P.E.C.I.A.L. is one I always find the most challenging. It seems to be a time when team morale reaches a new low point, almost as if our attitudes and energy sink with the sun. I think it’s important to realize that no team dynamic [...]