At Ease!

I recently returned from the Dallas area where I was attending a leadership retreat. The leader of the retreat stopped early on the second day with a word of encouragement for the group. He shared his military experience and how the term 'at ease' is actually a command. When the highest ranking office in the room sees a higher ranking office about the enter the room, he or she yells to the rest "Attention!"

Art of Adoption(s): Rollin’ with the Rowland’s | How We Get Away

Change of place + change of pace = change of perspective I first heard this equation from pastor, author, and church leader Mark Batterson.  It really makes a difference. My personal pastor encouraged us all to take two weeks off.  He would share it takes two weeks to obtain full rest - the first week the … Continue reading Art of Adoption(s): Rollin’ with the Rowland’s | How We Get Away

52 Days Off a Year

“It is? I forgot about that!” replied a shocked corporate executive and leader in our church after I reminded him one of God’s top ten, the ten commandments, is to honor and remember the Sabbath. He had been raised in a home like I had where going to church was not an option and we were enjoying a breakfast together one morning.

“I know!” I shot back. "I forgot too!"