It’s Those Who Truly Seek That Find
In 2010, an 80-year-old antiques dealer named Forrest Fenn walked into the Rocky Mountains, dug a hole, and buried an ornate box full of his finest treasures. Whoever stumbled upon the box would get to keep all the gold, jewellery and gems it contained—over $1 million worth. If the game wasn’t already fun enough, Fenn gave
The Meaning of Your Life? Just Follow Your Tears of Joy
I saw a beautiful story the other day about a guy named Francis. Leaving his university dorm one morning, he found a group of friends waiting outside waving balloons. It wasn't his birthday, so Francis was confused. Then one of the friends stepped forward, holding a box. "There's no guarantee these will work," he said,
A Prayer for Public Leaders
A few weeks ago a British prime minister was forced to resign due to a lack of integrity. Today hundreds of heads of state and billions of public will farewell a Queen revered for her character. What a contrast to heed on this historic moment.
The Real Reward of Success? The Doors We Get to Open For Others
The Lionesses have won Euro 2022. Nichelle Nichols made television history. And the possibilities both have opened makes me wonder that the real reward of our own success goes far beyond the positions or trophies we get.
Remembering Ron Sider: 7 Key Interviews
Prolific author, activist and theologian Ron Sider has died at the age of 82. Here are seven key interviews that will provoke you to love your neighbour in new and radical ways.
Let’s Talk About Identity
Each of us play many roles in life, which each contribute to our identity. But what if you can't take on the role you always wanted, or lose one that you've played so well? Thankfully, there is an identity available to each of us that can never be lost. I had known about this identity,
The Power of Your Small, Ordinary Life
In the end, our lives won't be measured by our awards or public success, but by our love. And our love is revealed in the stories those closest to us tell of us. My father's life was seemingly small and ordinary. But it mattered. And our small, ordinary lives do too. I hope sharing this
Your Resilient Calling | Resilient Session 2
Session 2 in a special series on the resilience message of the Sermon on the Mount. You'll hear about an embarrassing moment of mine and why Jesus loves to use nobodies to change the world.
Take a Spiritual Gifts Assessment
Since walking in the way of love helps reveal our spiritual gifts, try doing a Gifts Assessment to see which ones you may have. Start by reading the biblical gifts lists to get acquainted with them. Which have you seen active in your life? Have others identified any of them at work in you? Leadership gifts
Come with Me to the Cathedral (a Pilgrimage in Pictures)
If the trend watchers are right, we’re about to see a boom in pilgrimage. Growing in popularity over the last decade, many of us feel drawn to journey to a sacred place, even if we aren’t religious. I recently added to the number, joining Paul Butler, the Bishop of Durham, on a three-day trek from