How to Make Your Words Sweet

The timing of well-intentioned words often determines their sweetness in our ears. I am a doubly irritating person. One, I’m a morning person. There’s something about morning people that grates on the last nerve of people that aren’t geared that way. What’s more, I love to sing. To me, there’s no better way to express the…

Flashback Wednesday: Dealing With Depression

**This post originally ran on April 24, 2018, written by Nathan Millican** Depression is “just this detached, meaningless fog where you can’t feel anything about anything.” Depression is a malady that has hit close to my heart, as family members and close friends have struggled with it. Although I’ve personally not battled with intense and pervasive…

7 characteristics of competent, capable leadership.

Photo by Jehyun Sung on Unsplash When you think of Jesus he was a great leader, wasn’t He? What are some of the characteristics of Jesus’ leadership? Attracted and equipped people (cities and towns he visited for days, weeks and sometimes even months…invested his life in people) Found and mentored emerging leaders  Engaged in ongoing personal development (through…

A Lesson Every Christian Must Learn

“But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven.” (Matthew 5:44-45) We cannot know what it means to love our enemies until we have to do it. We must be hated in order to know what…