Which Way Did They Go? (Part 2)

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 you’re thinking . . . Kevin, of course you’re going to write this.…

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Which Way Did They Go? (Part 1)

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 parenting. For us, parenting brings to the forefront our different philosophies, role models,…

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Too Much of a Good Thing

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 good thing. Consider some of these facts I learned from a recent podcast…

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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

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) call this the homing instinct and have been studying it for decades. And…

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Scarcity Mentality

Today’s post comes from Radical Mentoring’s Executive Director Kevin Harris . . . Your neighbor drives up in a new car and shortly after you catch yourself staring down at the 140,000 miles on your odometer and then you get a whiff of your kids’ sports gear in the back. You start dreaming of that…

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Exhausted and Renewed

Today’s recap of last weekend’s Mentor Summit comes from our Executive Director Kevin Harris . . . Exhausted and renewed . . . the two words I would use to describe how I felt after this last weekend’s Mentor Summit. It is amazing to see what God does in a room of 100+ men, amidst…

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Because of the Resurrection

The following headline popped up on my iPhone as I was rushing my family out the door to get to church on time . . . “45 Christians die in two separate bombing incidents in Egypt on Palm Sunday” I read it, but it didn’t make me slow down . . . didn’t make me…

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Mat Carriers and Roof Crashers

Several weekends ago, I had the privilege of spending the weekend with about 100 men from Southbrook Church in Charlotte, NC. And this was no ordinary weekend . . . it was one of those rare 70 degree January weekends when I know there were tee times to be had and many other outdoor activities…

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Asleep at the Wheel

Have you ever been asleep at the wheel? In the business world, it’s called strategic drift. How many of you still carry a Nokia or Motorola cell phone? Or have a Myspace page? Sometimes it’s the size of an organization, an overly mature culture, or the arrogant belief that develops when you are #1 .…

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