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Exclusive vs. Inclusive Exclusive vs. Inclusive
Walking the Talk

Exclusive vs. Inclusive

Posted by Regi Campbell on September 27, 2011

Carl Sandburg is a legendary American writer and poet. In an interview, he was once asked, “You are such a master of words…what is your least favorite word?” His answer… The word “Exclusive.” I get…

Facts Are Friendly Facts Are Friendly
Character

Facts Are Friendly

Posted by Regi Campbell on September 21, 2011

I’ve said this a thousand times and every time I say it, my wife disagrees. It’s become a point of debate, not just with us, but with our friends as well. Let me stake out…

Love Is Not A Hole You Fall Into… Love Is Not A Hole You Fall Into…
Marriage

Love Is Not A Hole You Fall Into…

Posted by Regi Campbell on September 15, 2011

It’s a choice you make. And it’s not always an easy choice. Often, I just don’t feel like loving my wife, especially when she disagrees with me. Or when she’s failed to do things I’ve…

Why Mentors Don’t Call Why Mentors Don’t Call
Mentoring

Why Mentors Don’t Call

Posted by Regi Campbell on September 13, 2011

A few of the guys I’ve mentored have gotten their feelings hurt because I don’t call them. I could hide behind “I’m really busy” or “I’ve got a lot of mentees and not enough time…

Truth Telling Truth Telling
Character

Truth Telling

Posted by Regi Campbell on September 7, 2011

Isn’t it weird how we lie? How we spin stories to make them represent the people we wish we were instead of who we are?  Or sit quietly and let an untruth be perpetuated when…

The Poor Will Always Be With You The Poor Will Always Be With You
Stewardship

The Poor Will Always Be With You

Posted by Regi Campbell on September 1, 2011

The words of Jesus almost take away the urgency to help, don’t they? In the moment, Jesus was teaching his disciples the difference between the temporal and the eternal, between the practical and the divine….

Passive husband? . . . It’s time to move! Passive husband? . . . It’s time to move!
Marriage

Passive husband? . . . It’s time to move!

Posted by Regi Campbell on August 30, 2011

(This post is from Boyd Bailey, whose “Wisdom Hunters” daily devotional is read by over 100,000 people daily. To subscribe, click here.  You can also follow him @WisdomHunters on Twitter.) “So Ahab went home, sullen…

Intentionality and the “Lyle” syndrome Intentionality and the “Lyle” syndrome
Priorities

Intentionality and the “Lyle” syndrome

Posted by Regi Campbell on August 26, 2011

Our son had the best dog that ever lapped water from the face of the earth. His name was Lyle, a black lab with more sense and sensitivity than you can imagine. You’re having a…

Selfish Interest Selfish Interest
Theology

Selfish Interest

Posted by Regi Campbell on August 24, 2011

“The one human quality you can always depend on is selfish interest.”  The first time I heard that I bristled. “Wow, what a nasty outlook on people. Are we really that bad?” Then the real…

Community – Yes … Accountability – No Community – Yes … Accountability – No
Community

Community – Yes … Accountability – No

Posted by Regi Campbell on August 22, 2011

I’m reading a cool book called So You Don’t Want to Go to Church Anymore by Wayne Jacobsen and Dave Coleman. Jake, the book’s main character, is an associate pastor in a church. He has…