Risk-Free Guarantee

“So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will be perfect and complete, needing nothing.” – James 1:4. Many marketing campaigns include “risk-free trial for 30 days” or a “guaranteed warranty” for some amount of time. This is a guarantee without a long-term commitment. It makes sense because we live in…

Small Changes

“If you are faithful in little things, you will be faithful in large ones. But if you are dishonest in little things, you won’t be honest with greater responsibilities.” – Like 16:10.  If you don’t think that small things can and do make a difference, consider that one of the most powerful forces is the…

Building Momentum

“Don’t you realize that in a race everyone runs, but only one person gets the prize? So run to win!” – 1 Corinthians 9:24. Momentum is an amazing thing, built over time by the constant movement of activities, events and initiatives to create something extraordinary. For those of us who are followers of Jesus, sustaining…

Ready. Steady. Plod.

“Slow and steady wins the race” –  Robert Lloyd While watching ESPN Sports Center one night, I was struck by one of the announcers blunt assessment of a NHL hockey player: “he’s an NHL grinder, a guy who skates his lane, takes the body, and who for the better part of six seasons now has…

Future Shock

“Jesus gives us hope because He keeps us company, has a vision and knows the way we should go.” –  Max Lucado Future Shock by Alvin Toffler was a huge sensation when it was published in 1970. The book perfectly captured the angst of that time and prepared society for overwhelming changes in the emerging…