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  • Aug 5

    The Leaders We Choose

    As you can probably tell, I'm a political junkie. I'm not partisan. I don't identify as either a Republican or Democrat. I just love watching the process. I like to see who thinks they have the idea that will galvanize ...

  • If You Can't Improve the Silence

    "Preach the gospel always and, if necessary, use words." This pithy insight has long been accredited to St. Francis of Assisi, but now historians doubt that St. Francis ever said it or anything like it. That's too bad. ...

  • Jul 15

    It's Not Over Over

    When my sons were little, we went to see the Nashville Sounds, Nashville's Triple-A baseball team. In the bottom of the seventh inning, the visiting team hit a three-run home run. This blast put the Sounds down by five runs with ...

  • Jul 8

    Now What?

    By Mike Glenn

    Since the release of the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade, it seems that everything is buzzing with non-stop discussions of what will happen next in our nation. People have taken to the streets in protest. ...

  • Jun 17

    Called to Show Up

    Called to Show Up

    Sometimes, I wonder if we’ll ever be over COVID. The latest episode of the pandemic is getting people to come back to the office. Businesses who had experimented with new work arrangements during the pandemic are finding out ...

  • Jun 10

    The Anger Merchants

    Several years ago, a group of people approached me about doing a local radio show. The premise was simple. Nashville was open to a radio show talking about the issues of family and life we all face from a common sense, Christian based ...

  • Since Jesus gave His church the command to make disciples of the whole world, we’ve struggled to define how to best carry out what Jesus requires of us. The first problem is to understand what Jesus meant by “disciple.” ...

  • May 27

    Small, Focused, and Agile

    The Russian invasion of Ukraine hasn't gone the way the experts -- or Russia -- expected. When Russia began to amass troops along the Ukrainian border, the talking heads on the news shows began to make their predictions. Russia ...

  • Frederick Buechner, the well-known writer, refers to his conversion in several of his writings. According to Buechner, he was living in New York City and happened to attend a worship service at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church. ...

  • May 13

    The Power of Presence

    The Power of Presence

    A friend told me a long time ago that a person, especially a leader, must guard their essence. That is, a person only has so much “essence," only so much personal power and energy that they can give to any one thing. Once ...