Confessions of a “moderate Christian” in Charlottesville on August 12

I participated in supporting the clergy response against the alt-right rally in Charlottesville. Recently, my heart was cut to the ...
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Planting Mustard Seeds at a Klan Rally

On July 8, a group affiliated with the Ku Klux Klan came to my town, Charlottesville, Virginia. They came to ...
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Ten Ways to Encourage Your Coaching Clients

Several months ago, my friend and fellow coach Ken Kessler issued a challenge to other coaches. He asked: “What are ...
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Three Invitations to Live Into Easter

Another Easter has come and gone. So how can our lives be different this year, post-Easter? Sunday, I attended the ...
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Build Trust by Asking Yourself to WAIT

“I don’t trust them and they don’t trust me,” a coaching client told me the other day. Trust, or more ...
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How to Ace the ICF Coach Knowledge Assessment Exam (CKA)

I recently took the ICF's Coach Knowledge Assessment exam (CKA). This online multiple-choice exam was part of the requirement for ...
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What Might Happen If Jesus Gave the Inaugural Address

Today, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. I wonder what he'll say in ...
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Silicon Valley Has A Solution to Discover Your Church’s Future

Many churches I know are anxious about their future. Faced with troubling trends of declining attendance, dwindling budgets, and decaying ...
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A Prayer for this Election Day

My prayer for this election day... “Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace. Where there is hatred for the ...
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First Small Step Toward Racial Unity

This Friday is the first anniversary of the shooting in Charleston, SC. On June 17, 2015, nine black members of Emmanuel ...
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