Posts in Christian Growth
3 Surefire Ways to Lose as a Leader

A-List leaders like Simon Sinek, Lolly Daskal, Sheryl Sandberg, John Maxwell, and many, many more are connecting with millions of followers as they share their messages and ideas on how to be a successful leader. If you are looking for ideas, you need only watch the numerous Ted Talks, read leadership quotes, or Google “How to be an effective Leader.” The resources are endless, very valuable, and help you reach your leadership goals. Truth is, there is more information available then you will be able to consume in a lifetime. Less information exists however on what not to do, which is good as we should focus on the positive. But, what if for a moment we flip the way you look at something to experience it from different angles.

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HITOP - A Year in Review

When I woke up this past Sunday, I realized this was the one-year anniversary of HITOP LIFE. Quickly I realized that I was running late for church and needed to get a move on. As the day went on, I thought about what has happened in this past year of HITOP LIFE. How had my focus and intentional desire to move this concept to reality mattered? How have lives been impacted? Was I truly Inspiring Men to Love. Listen. Lead. in their decisions, relationships, and responses? What had God done to demonstrate His Love, Faithfulness, and Sovereignty through stories of hope? How were men transforming from the ministries Words of Encouragement, Acts of Love, and Heart of Grace?

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LUST, LIES, LAZINESS

When I sat down to write this blog post, I asked God, “What are men struggling with and how can I encourage them in my post?” Every relationship a man is involved with will be impacted by one or more of these: Lust. Lies. Laziness. If you are reading this right now, male or female you know someone who has afflicted others due to their response of the flesh. Perhaps you yourself have personally been the afflicted.

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50 BY 50

A little over a month ago my cousin and I were sitting down to a cup of coffee. He had just lost his dad and I my uncle. Both our hearts were heavy, yet full of our love for him. We knew uncle Doug was in Heaven. We knew he lived life to the fullest. It was then that my cousin asked me; “Would you consider writing a blog about 50 things you should consider doing by the age 50?” I replied “I sure will, when the time is right.”

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