Podcast: SLOW | A 5-Minute Retreat

Podcast: SLOW | A 5-Minute Retreat

Since we are in between Season 1 and Season 2, Alan and I decided to provide you with a couple of mini-episodes. Today, I am going to walk you through a spiritual practice I’ve developed called, “SLOW.” It is an an acronym for STOP, LINGER, OBSERVE and WONDER. SLOW is...
Opening a Trunk Full of Memories

Opening a Trunk Full of Memories

Last week I began the arduous process of purging our garage. My plan is to take 30-60 minutes at a time to tackle certain areas in that space. We typically do this once or twice a year, but this time I am taking it more seriously and I am being even more brutal in my...
Podcast: An Unhurried Leader

Podcast: An Unhurried Leader

“We need not have a position of influence to be a person of influence.” Join Alan and Gem as they wrap up Season 1 with a conversation on Alan’s book, An Unhurried Leader. A few highlights: This isn’t a book just for people who are in organizational leadership...
The Liturgy of Karen Carpenter

The Liturgy of Karen Carpenter

Shrink wrap. That was the only thing between me and the latest smooth tones of Karen Carpenter. I’d peel the plastic, feel the cover and, with great anticipation, open the album jacket. If I was lucky, it was a double cover and would open up like a book. Faded images...
Podcast: Unhurried Influence – A Conversation

Podcast: Unhurried Influence – A Conversation

Recently, Alan had the opportunity to speak in all three weekend services at The Church at Rocky Peak as a pre-release event for An Unhurried Leader. The talk was more conversation than sermon. You can get a front row seat for the interaction between Alan and Pastor...
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