What Effective and Influential People Know That Most Don’t

Some people hate marketers, and it’s easy to understand why. It’s at least partly due to the out-of-hand volume of telemarketing calls trying to sell car warranties. Man, why are those people still calling? Whether we like it or not, though, we’re all marketers, and the most effective and influential people are willing to embrace …

How to Get Your Priorities Straight When Life Is Crazy

As a busy person with a quickly-growing list of things on your plate, how can you get your priorities straight? Is that even possible? Life’s a game of needs and wants: If we want a strong relationship with our wife and kids, then we need to spend time with them. If we want to avoid …

Why Your Dream Will Probably Take Forever, and Why That’s Good

Let’s face it – as men, we can be pretty impatient at times. We want what we want and we want it as soon as possible, especially for those of us who are highly driven. So it makes sense why we get frustrated when the dreams and goals we have aren’t accomplished as quickly as …

Is It Possible to Grow Your Faith So You’re Not Overwhelmed as Often?

As fathers, we can often feel drained. We get drained emotionally, mentally, physically, financially, and spiritually. When we get drained spiritually, it can feel like we don’t have enough faith to face the big things of life – big problems and big dreams. But is there a way to grow our faith so we don’t …

Does God Give You Tests He Knows You Won’t Pass?

​​Have you ever been in a situation where you felt like there was no way to win? Lord knows parenting can feel that way. Being a parent is a lot like walking confidently across icy ground in the winter. One minute you’re striding along without a worry in the world, and the next minute you’re …

Should Busy Parents Still Pursue Their Purpose?

There’s a lot being said in our culture about purpose – mainly that each person has a unique purpose and that we all should be pursuing that. But is that realistic for busy parents? Should they be chasing some high and lofty purpose that’s both grandiose and world-changing?  Think about it for a minute. There …

How to Help Kids Deal With Bullies

Bullying has become a major issue for kids in America. Roughly 1 in 5 kids are bullied nationwide, and approximately 15% of those who report being bullied are cyber-bullied. From 2016 to 2019, the number of kids who reported being bullied in the 30 days prior increased over 35% and kids who reported bullying other …

What Is the Middle Class and Why Is It Shrinking?

Throughout history, America has been seen as a shining beacon of hope, freedom, and prosperity. America was founded under the assumption that everyone should be free and able to pursue their own happiness. It seems like such a basic and God-given right to Americans, but much of the world doesn’t get to enjoy that freedom …