Rise to Freedom!
Speaker • Author • Coach
https://youtu.be/8PcQiA4HGY4 I like to give people a word of comfort and counsel. Exodus 19:5 says that we are God's peculiar treasures. That means that He never wastes pain. Never. He calls forward the treasure in us, and that means that sometimes He uses something...read more
Want to win a transformative book about how to become the impassioned leader Christ created you to be? A brilliant book like that comes along about once every lifetime. The 7 primary spheres, or Mountains of influence in our culture have been cultivated and prayed for...read more
https://youtu.be/Dfid7h7U_JU So what happens when Mrs. Hare spots a cute little hamster across a classroom and scoops up the little fellow? She zooms him around the room, belting out "A Whole New World," much to the merriment of the third grade class. Have a bit of...read more
Recently, have you run fingers through your hair, scrubbed your eyes with your palms, and shook your head mid-challenge with a difficult person? I have runways filled with days like that. Most days. Three weeks ago, I returned to public school classrooms as a...read more
It’s a good thing grace is at the core of this thing we call faith, I thought to myself. I struggled to worship, even to pray, as I mentally reviewed a list of offenses. An elderly neighbor roared at small children for squealing on their bikes as they rode past his...read more
It was 5:30 on a clear-as-blue-glass-sky June morning. Photographers hailed tethered hot air balloons preparing to launch at the Tigard, Oregon Festival of Balloons. The seventeen heaven-bound balloons beamed at us, every color of the rainbow. Soon, the red, yellow,...read more