5 Ways to Fight Loneliness in Leadership

It’s lonely at the top. For those who work in the church, we all know it. Those who make it for the long haul either succumb to a lifetime of loneliness and don’t have any real friends or we learn to adapt and find deep connection outside the walls of the church. But loneliness doesn’t…… Continue reading 5 Ways to Fight Loneliness in Leadership

Alone in the Wild

Last night I watched a fascinating documentary on the National Geographic Channel called, “Alone in the Wild.” It was difficult to watch. Here was this outdoorsmen named Ed Wardle. He wanted to test himself to see… can I live completely independent of others and survive in the Yukon wilderness? He intended to make it 90…… Continue reading Alone in the Wild

More than a web guy, a lesson for church staff

There are times when I realize that I’m not showing a ton of depth. Or maybe, it is that I get so pigeon-holed into being the person someone needs that I don’t get to exhibit depth. I feel that way right now. I’ve gotten ingrained here in San Diego as a social media geek. Within…… Continue reading More than a web guy, a lesson for church staff

People long for someone to talk to

I am sitting here at a local eatery quietly writing. Unintentionally, I’m observing the people around me. Here’s a fascinating observation about the world we live in. Directly in front of me is a mother of a 1 year old interviewing a babysitter so she can go back to work.  It’s pretty clear that this…… Continue reading People long for someone to talk to