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 Sad Truth About (Most) Everything

A few weeks ago, I went to Monster Jam with my Dad, brother, uncle, and cousin for a fun guys night. It was an exciting blend of testosterone and engines with motorcycles, huge trucks, and smashed cars. I had a great time! Before the actual event started, we went down to the arena floor to meet the truck drivers and …

What’s Your 20 Mile March?

One of my favorite blogs is Art of Manliness. A couple of days ago they posted a challenging summary of the book Great By Choice that I highly recommend that everyone read (even if you’re a lady). It’s a little lengthy, but definitely shorter than the book! The book, Great By Choice, as been in my list of books to read …

Think Leadership Doesn’t Matter?

Coming into the 2012 season, the Arkansas Razorbacks were ranked #10 in the nation. Their talent was returning. Their fan base was hyped. It looked like a promising year was ahead. But, there was one thing that would undermine everything that Arkansas was looking forward to in the season: the exit of Head Coach Bobby Patrino after an affair, unethical …