Churches Struggling with Headwinds are Ready to Fly

I had a first-ever experience flying out of New York’s LaGuardia airport recently. The weather was deteriorating, but we boarded our flight on time and I had high hopes of getting out before things backed up. We pushed away from the gate when the captain...

Adversity and Joy: Life Sends Both Your Way

Life seems to throw things at you in unexpected ways. You have things planned out, routines plotted and dreams of smooth sailing, when, suddenly, you are inundated with a wave of adversity. Adversity is a part of life. We know that, but we do not like that. We know...

Using Adversity as a Catapult to Success

Though all of us have different adverse circumstances affecting us, we each need to remember that we are left with a choice of how we will respond. Ultimate defeat might not be in the circumstance, but rather in our response and in our attitude. Confronting adversity...