Wounded healers work wonders for themselves and others (w/ Andrea Melcher) video warrior hope podcast Apr 05, 2022

I met Andrea Melcher via Zoom— when she accidentally dropped in on one of the online Centers of Hope groups I was hosting.

Thinking the group didn’t apply to her, she connected with one...

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Top 7 = Full house + Little Andy + 13 is the lucky number blog top 7 Apr 04, 2022

This past week was Spring Break 2022 for most of the kids— all the elementary, middle, junior, and high school ones. The college kids already had theirs… 

That meant a full house,...

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Very few quick fixes the next best step video Apr 01, 2022

Sometimes, it’s not just things that break, it’s people. 

If that’s you, take this as a word of encouragement… 

 

You can’t simply “fix” a...

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Toilet paper is a luxury item— but brotherhood definitely shouldn’t be (w/ Andrew Farrer) video warrior hope podcast Mar 29, 2022

I met Andrew Farrer back in 2021— when I was teaching the Warrior Hope material at a leadership training (certification) event in Tennessee, just south of Nashville. At the time, we were...

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Top 7 = "London Oreos" + burning Bob Ross blog top 7 Mar 28, 2022

This week’s Top 7 includes a flashback to the London trip with Ivey, back in 2017…

… as well as more reflection I did amidst the daily grind of the final full week of March...

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Random is actually a plan the next best step video Mar 25, 2022

Here’s the reality: if you do not plan life, it will still happen. Like the road on a video game, the terrain comes at you whether you’re paying attention or not! And rather than...

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What if PTSD also shows what’s right about you— not just what’s “wrong”? (Warrior Hope Podcast) video warrior hope podcast Mar 22, 2022

You likely hear the title “PTSD” a lot, but have you stepped back to see what it actually means…?

In episode 4 of the Warrior Hope podcast, we break it down and define it, using...

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Top 7 = Signs of getting old 😂😂😂 + the lesson of the roof repair blog top 7 Mar 21, 2022

This week I took a break from the exercise, I put a new roof on the #TinyHouse, and I tore down an old fence. 

What does all of that have in common? 

Quite simply, it made the Top 7...

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Your direction determines your destination (video) the next best step video Mar 18, 2022

One thing determines where you end up more than any other factor…

Namely, the direction you go.

I’ve had a lot of people challenge this one. For instance, years ago, I worked in a...

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Bringing Freedom to a Town Near You (w/ Chris Turner) video warrior hope podcast Mar 15, 2022

Chris Turner headlines The Freedom Tour— a project Crosswinds uses to take the message of hope + healing to veterans. The tour is the vehicle; healing from the past and launching into your...

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Top 7 = The "Jesus Guy," stop playing small, and more blog top 7 Mar 14, 2022

I spent most of the previous week in Orlando, working with the CourageToLead / CourageousPastors.com team at the Exponential conference. More about that below….

As a result of being away...

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Video: Many times, believing is seeing perspective soul wholeness video Mar 11, 2022

Here's the reality. Many times we see what we've already decided we'll see. In other words, seeing is believing, yes. But, often, believing is seeing.

You see how that works?

That means this...

  • If...
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