Writing Archive

You Can’t Fake Great Leadership

I once heard a prominent leader say, “Sometimes, you need to fake it til you make it.” And I get it. But I had an experience that showed me differently. Not long ago, I had the opportunity to catch up with someone I hadn’t seen in almost 7 years. Let me set the stage. When […]

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A Tribute To My Dad

My dad is a hero. It’s funny. We think our dads are real life super heroes when we’re little. Then, as we grow older, we start to notice some of the human traits. The mess-ups and imperfections are there. And that’s ok. But then, as I grow even older, I have found myself to believe […]

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Don’t Count This Generation Out

Passion 2013 was an extremely influential event (as always). The journey to end slavery began in Passion 2012 with a phenomenal turnout in the donations (over $3 million). This year was no different. They took down the curtain and opened up the entire Georgia Dome and some 60,000 students showed up. The movement to end […]

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Legacy: The Part You Play

This past weekend, I was excited to be able to take a couple students to check Liberty University out (which is where Christi and I went to school). It was a blast and we all had a really good time. If you’ve finished college, left the city, and come back to visit, you’ve felt the […]

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5 Ways To Ensure Your Teenager Doesn’t Care About God

In youth ministry, one of the hardest things I’ve had to experience is leading students into a growing relationship with Jesus, while their parents are doing the opposite.  In a lot of cases, the parent wants the best for his/her teenager.  It’s just that their definition of “best” might not match up with mine.  There […]

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