Leader of Leaders

Here’s a re-post of a podcast we did a little over a year ago:

My lovely, talented, amazing, and very pregnant wife Stacey joins me on the podcast today.

She is a skilled leader and owner of Elite Performance Dance Camps.

She just wrapped up her 10th year of business and it’s growing more than ever before.

Stacey shares some of her leadership insight with us in the area of empowering others.


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Embracing Your Place as Replaceable

I remember hearing this motivating and inspirational message about being obedient.

The speaker raised an interesting question while retelling the story of Saul / Paul’s conversion in the book of acts.He commended Ananias for his obedience. He was the guy whom God called to minister to Saul (a huge enemy of Jesus followers at the time).

“But the Lord said to Ananias, “Go! This man is my chosen instrument to proclaim my name to the Gentiles and their kings and to the people of Israel. I will show him how much he must suffer for my name.”

Then Ananias went…” (Acts 9.15-17, NLT)

It’s an amazing story really. Saul is healed, converted, baptized and gets a name change in a matter of moments.
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The Blessing of a Bad Mood

Confession time: I can count on one finger the amount of times I’ve gone to church in a mood as sour as I was in this past Sunday.

Seriously. I’m not being melodramatic. I was in a funk.

My girls were wonderful and ready to go on time.

Lincoln however was not.

He was seemingly on a mission to be as difficult as possible.

Tantrum after tantrum was unleashed.

Add that to an overly tired dad and a busy week of driving to and from Children’s Hospital for our youngest and you have the perfect storm of bad moods.
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Farmers vs. Factory Workers

Pastor Paul Scanlon spoke at our church last Sunday as we concluded a week of special services we called #TogetherNights.

It was great to have him along with Matthew Barnett and Micahn Carter with us to inspire and challenge our church to love Jesus and people more.

Pastor Paul taught on the Crisis of Human Flourishing, a message you can see in its entirety here:

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