Rocking a Monster: Lessons in Letting Go

The last day of Spring Break arrived. In the late afternoon, I entered the room our kids were playing in and said, “Kids! It’s time for a sorting party!” Groans and eye rolls greeted me. The seven-year-old knew what was in store. The four-year-old had pleasantly been previously left out of these family experiences, much … Continue reading Rocking a Monster: Lessons in Letting Go

I’m Addicted to My Phone: An Invitation to Digital Minimalism

I’m addicted to my phone. Addiction is a condition in which a person engages in use of a substance or in a behavior for which the rewarding effects provide compelling incentive to repeatedly pursue the behavior despite detrimental consequences. I came across Cal Newport’s “Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life In a Noisy World” last … Continue reading I’m Addicted to My Phone: An Invitation to Digital Minimalism

Northwest Leadership Institute 2019: Liberation, Resistance + Dreaming of a New Church

I totally geek out at conferences. I'm a life long learner and love immersing myself in new stories, concepts and images. I got to take some friends from our team to Northwest Leadership Institute in Boise, Idaho recently. Thought I'd share some highlights for any of you who love leadership, the church and how we … Continue reading Northwest Leadership Institute 2019: Liberation, Resistance + Dreaming of a New Church