A Leadership Reality Check

No matter what political party you belong to, no matter what presidential candidate you voted for, and no matter what your political views are, the events of last week (the storming, breaching, and ransacking of the U.S. Capitol) were both sad and alarming. Since then, I have reflected on what happened through several different lenses, … Continue reading A Leadership Reality Check

Stay Connected

Therapist Esther Perel once made the following observation: "Life will present you with unexpected opportunities, and you won't always know in advance which are the important moments. Above all, it's the quality of your relationships that will determine the quality of your life. Invest in your connections, even those that seem inconsequential." When it comes … Continue reading Stay Connected

A New Role

This is the message I shared with the Alameda church family on Sunday morning regarding my new bi-vocational role... Dear Alameda, Recently, I was asked to join the Learning and Development team for the Oklahoma Department of Human Services as a Professional Learning Facilitator, focusing on leadership training for DHS’ 6500 employees.  It’s an exciting … Continue reading A New Role

Two New Resources for December

Throughout this current pandemic, our wonderful ministry staff at Alameda has been consistently providing resources that are designed to root people in God's Word, maintain a sense of congregational community, and inspire acts of service to others. The rationale behind these resources is that investing time reading the Bible, caring for one another, and focusing … Continue reading Two New Resources for December