The Freedom of Confession

The Freedom of Confession

If you’re reading this post on its day of release, Gem and I are near Munich, Germany leading a two-day retreat for a group of U.S. Navy chaplains and RPs on the theme of “unhurried leadership.” We would welcome your prayers for us and these leaders. One of the...
Podcast: Eight Simple Ways to Bless People

Podcast: Eight Simple Ways to Bless People

In this mini-sode, we want to share eight simple ways for blessing others. These are actually drawn from a resource we produced a year ago, called “Take Five: 17 Simple Ways to Serve Others.” That was before we launched this podcast, so I wanted to share...
Become a Person of Blessing

Become a Person of Blessing

“Gem. Yes, that’s my name. G…E…M. It’s not a nickname. It’s not short for anything. My dad took one look at me when I was born and said, ‘What a Gem!'” I’ve had this conversation more times than I can count. It is...
Family Prayer: The Gift of Blessing

Family Prayer: The Gift of Blessing

Family Prayer: The Gift of Blessing Complete this mini-form and then click the link that appears in this space to begin your free download. DOWNLOAD You have Successfully Subscribed! Over the years our family has enjoyed multiple times camping at the beach. With three...
Cultivating a Culture of Blessing

Cultivating a Culture of Blessing

Watching television lately has been so painful. Have you been watching the news? So much conflict. So many harsh words. So many accusations and insults. And how about those presidential debates? When’s the last time you heard a good word–a word of...