A Great Leadership Lesson from a Marine Named Fitz (and the Reason that I Blog)

Fitz. Fitz is a great guy I grew to love while I was serving as Youth Pastor at Central Baptist Church in Prescott, Arkansas. He is a straight-talking, no-nonsense guy who loves to serve God. During the time God gave me in Prescott, I loved that I never had to wonder about where I stood with Fitz – I always knew because …

The First Kickstarter Project I’ve Ever Backed

Sign up to receive my blog posts via email and be automatically entered to win one of two decks of CMYK Playing Cards on June 27. — You’ve probably heard about Kickstarter, the crowdfunding platform. If you haven’t, Kickstarter is a company that helps other companies receive funding to bring projects to life. Here’s how it works: Those needing funding for their …

Five Reasons You Should Vote Early

I’m not going to try and convince you that you should vote. Having the awesome privilege and responsibility of making local, state, and national decisions for your future and the future of your kids and grandkids should be enough. Just sayin’. Early voting is already in full swing here in Arkansas. Voters can cast their ballot early until May 19 …

Three Neat Ways to Help Arkansas Tornado Victims (Plus 9 Photos from Mayflower)

For a list of donation ideas, go here. To know where to take it, go here. As relief efforts continue, I’ve come across three really neat ways to help Arkansas tornado victims. I know many of you have worked all week and have made plans to volunteer this weekend in disaster areas, so I thought I’d share these ideas with you. …