Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Perils of Pragmatism

In the fourth chapter of Ruth, we are introduced to an interesting character. He is a character that in many respects looks a lot like me — and maybe even you. It’s not Boaz. Nor Ruth. Nor Naomi. No, this … Continue reading

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One Road. Two Ways.

On one of the more memorable truck driving trips I took with the school district came in the fall of 2011. I drove the high school’s band to the famed Ratliff Stadium in Odessa, TX (remember “Friday Night Lights”?). At the end … Continue reading

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The Brass Tacks of “Gravitas”

[BREAKER 1-9] I like specifics. Whenever I take a group of kids on a trip with the school bus or drive the band to football games or competitions, the district always provides me with specific details: punch-in time, load-time, directions, … Continue reading

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“Gravitas”: The Whole Soul

If it is true that “people do what we inspect, not what we expect,” then exactly how do we monitor spiritual progress? How do we move from product-oriented metrics to process-oriented ones? Let me begin by looking at the term … Continue reading

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