To bless someone starts with understanding what needs they have in their life. Some needs can be observed. At other times it’s helpful to simply ask: “What needs do you have?”

I’m not a hymn writer — but this Thanksgiving I decided to write out a hymn of praise! Sharing it on my blog at first seemed risky, but I really didn’t write it for you. I’m just sharing it so that it may hopefully inspire you to write one of your own…

“O Lord God, You have only begun to show Your servant Your greatness and Your mighty hand. For what god is there in heaven or on earth who can do such works and mighty acts as Yours?” — Deut 3:24

It’s good to be home! Today I returned to Seattle after a week in Atlanta.

My wife and I saw this bumper sticker when walking through a parking lot. It didn’t make sense to us so we took a picture.

A few years ago I wrote about called Six-Word Lessons to Discover Missional Living. Here’s what it is about:

There are certain days that you never forget.

I need to trust my clients – and I need to be trusted by my clients.

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Greg Gripentrog, President of OC International, recently shared about the character of OC’s found, Dick Hills (1913-2005), at our One Challenge USA team retreat. I hope Dick’s heart and passion inspires you as you align with God’s mission!

I have a lot of friends on Facebook. I enjoy reading the quotes that they post on their profile pages. I thought I’d share some of the ones that I’ve enjoyed reading recently.