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God's Kingdom Today

The intersection of Christ and culture—not simply pop culture, but the core aspects of our society: economics, politics, education, the arts, family—how do believers engage culture in light of Christ? Put simply, how do we live God's kingdom today?

I've made a difficult decision

If you're a regular visitor to this site you know that every so often it changes focus. That's because the site reflects a long-running personal struggle; one that’s has kept me from being completely honest about who I am and how I live my life.

The Supreme Court’s decision last week has inspired me to be transparent and to stop hiding who I really am. Read more about I've made a difficult decision

From Tiny Motel to Global Luxury Brand: Issy Sharp's Simple Steps for Innovation

Couple entering the Four Seasons Geneva and being welcomed by concierge

There’s a quote in Roger Martin’s book on integrative thinking, The Opposable Mind, that I love. It’s by the founder and Chairman of the Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Isadore “Issy” Sharp. Read more about From Tiny Motel to Global Luxury Brand: Issy Sharp's Simple Steps for Innovation

The Secret to Work That I Learned During the Financial Crisis

turn of the century factory workers

As a business owner I’m expected to love what I do because to many people owning a business is a dream that comes true for a select few. Of course, I did love my work for many years, but increasingly the business began to feel like a burden that I wanted to unload. Then the financial crisis of 2008 hit and changed everything I understood about work. Read more about The Secret to Work That I Learned During the Financial Crisis

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