Category: Community

Men and Church

I saw this video some time ago, but it’s message is still just as timely, just as challenging. It’s another reason why men matter: they impact the church. Craig GlassMy greatest joy in life is my family. I know, that sounds like the comment you’re supposed to make as a man and father. All I […]

“Scoring Souls Not Goals”

In recent blogs I’ve discussed both the benefits of Community and of  Competition in sports. This article appeared today on the front page of the CNN online version, reporting on the values of the Charlotte Eagles pro soccer team. It’s amazing to see this discussion presented on a national level. Earlier this summer I had […]

Competition vs. Community

Last week my wife, Beryl, and I hung out with a bunch of old folks. We were just two of them. 6 years ago I started competing in an event called the National Senior Games, with in-state competitions every year, and national competitions every other year. Last week was nationals in Houston, TX with over […]

Just Show Up

For over 35 years I’ve regularly been in speaking situations–whether one-on-one, small group or large gatherings. Almost every time I have hopes that the occasion will be life-changing, memorable, transformational. There’s probably nothing wrong with desiring a positive result. But I really have no right to conclude I know what the best result is. And […]

Getting Out of the Headlights

Not long ago I got together with a group of men who were good acquaintances, but hadn’t seen each other in a while. We wanted to catch up with each other’s personal lives, but I find that when you ask men, “Tell us what’s going on in your life,” they either respond with a deer-in-the-headlight […]