18 Inches

Today’s post comes from Radical Mentoring Executive Director Kevin Harris . . . I love the game of golf. In fact, I’m writing this while watching The Players Championship. While I enjoy the long drives (especially the cool red line tracking the ball’s trajectory) and the gamesmanship between competitors, I’m most fascinated by the short…

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An Environment for Deeper Connection

For many of us, the idea of a men’s conference brings to mind this chain of events . . . show up with a new notebook, get ‘talked at’ for a few days, participate in mostly shallow conversation with various strangers, and then head home. Here’s the resulting image . . . that new notebook…

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Lost

Today’s post comes from Radical Mentoring’s Executive Director Kevin Harris . . . Imagine you arrive in Chicago for a business meeting. It’s not until the next night so you decide to explore the city. Having never been to Chicago before, you grab a coffee, find a map and set out exploring. But you realize…

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Sowing Seeds

Today’s post comes from Radical Mentoring’s Executive Director Kevin Harris . . . If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, “Move from here to there,” and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. (Matthew 17:20) I am guessing you’ve all heard the idea of mustard…

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Exposed

Today’s post comes from Radical Mentoring’s Executive Director Kevin Harris . . . Webster’s dictionary defines exposed as “made visible by uncovering it” or “left in an unprotected or vulnerable state.” The Greek translation of the root word elegxo means “to convince with solid compelling evidence.” No matter how you choose to look at the…

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Which Way Did They Go? (Part 2)

Today’s post comes from Radical Mentoring’s Executive Director Kevin Harris . . . On Monday, we covered three of the ways we often go about raising our kids . . . My Way, Your Way and Their Way. Today, I want to talk about the fourth way . . . His Way I know what…

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Which Way Did They Go? (Part 1)

Today’s post comes from Radical Mentoring’s Executive Director Kevin Harris . . . If you were to sit down with my wife and I and interview us on the current state of our marriage, you would find that the greatest area of stress for both of us – more than money or sex – is…

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Too Much of a Good Thing

Today’s post comes from Radical Mentoring’s Executive Director Kevin Harris . . . In his book, Future Shock, noted futurologist Alvin Toffler coined the term ‘overchoice.’ He described people who experience overchoice as not suffering from “an absence of choice but from a paralyzing surfeit of it.” ­ Essentially, overchoice is too much of a…

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Speaking of Jesus

Today’s post comes from Radical Mentoring’s Executive Director Kevin Harris . . . A treadmill . . . a rowing machine . . . an elliptical . . . the piece of exercise equipment doesn’t really matter. With each one, no matter how hard you work, when you finish, you’re still in the same spot…

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There’s No Place Like Home

Today’s post comes from Radical Mentoring’s Executive Director Kevin Harris . . . Two birds . . . taken from their nest and brought to unknown lands thousands of miles away remarkably find their way back home. One travels 1,000 miles in 14 days and one travels 3,000 miles in 12 days. Scientists (ornithologists specifically)…

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