Tell Me, What Do You See?

“Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.” – Zora Neale Hurston. According to CASRO (Council of American Survey Research Organization), spending on marketing research across the globe is in the $18.9 Billion. That is the money spent to collect data from people like you and me, either via phone surveys,…

A Call To Action

“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough, we must do.” – Leonardo da Vinci Most people like Christmas. What’s not to like. Yes, there are people who because of memories, or relational pain or for any number of other reasons tend…

A Silent, Simple Night

Christmas is not complex. It is not intended to send families into debt they will not recover from till the next Christmas rolls around. It is not about about who has the most toys. It is about love. It is about compassion. It is about grace. It is about redemption. These gifts came to us…

Silent Night…Sounds Good

In the Christmas Classics teaching series, we are looking at some of the classic Christmas carols and how they can apply to our lives. In the first week of the series, I chose the song Silent Night and for good reason. It is one of my favorites. It just would not be Christmas without the…

Hope in the Midst of Worry

Christmas should be a time of hope. Think about this, Christmas is poised at the end of one year and the beginning of the next – at the crossroads of the past and the future. A previous year, with its blessings and its trials, is gone. A new year looms ahead, full of uncertainty. Yet,…