Podcast: Within Reach (The Ladder series #1)- #19 advance perspective podcast the ladder Jul 17, 2017

 One of my favorite events of the year is coming up… Advance arrives every 5-7 months, depending on the time of year, and is designed to empower men to move from where they are to...

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Video: The rubber band relationship thingamajig from Advance- another illustration showing you how relationships make you the best version of you advance relationships the ladder video Jul 11, 2017

Tension is a natural part of relationships. Most of us hate it for sure. But tension can make us even better versions of ourselves. And, tension can only be “lived out” where deep trust...

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Video: Most of the change you experience in life is the result of a person, not a decision perspective priorities relationships the ladder video Jul 04, 2017

In session 6 at The Advance, we talk through the power of relationships. One of the biggest takeaways is this: every significant turning point in your life- good or bad- is probably marked more by...

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Video: How hard should you work WITHOUT over-working it, whatever it is...? advance priorities the ladder video Jun 06, 2017

I worked in churches and nonprofits for the better part of the past 20 years. Before that, I interned, volunteered, and worked part-time with church youth groups. As a result, I’ve preached a...

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Video: Reaping long, sowing strong advance priorities the ladder video May 30, 2017

Farmers know all about reaping and sowing. They know that you always eventually reap WHAT you sow (i.e., if you plant corn, you'll reap corn), they know you reap WHERE you sow (in the same...

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Video: No, for now (but not for later) = postponing the "yes" for better time advance priorities the ladder video May 23, 2017

My cousin Jonathan is one of the smartest guys I know. Especially to be so young. Over a decade-and-a-half my junior, my first memory of him comes from my now-deceased grandmother’s house in...

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Video: Most of the time, "Less" is "More" advance the ladder video May 16, 2017

Confession: I’m a busy body… sometimes. No, make that a lot of the time. 

When my spirit is quiet and my soul is at rest and I’m really tapped into to who I am, I’m...

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Video: Everyone swims underwater (the myth of overnight success + total ease) advance priorities the ladder video Mar 21, 2017

Every person that gets anywhere learns to swim underwater. In fact, they learn to hold their breath for a very long time. And they often do so in isolation, wondering if they surface will come.

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Video: Prosper in everything abundance advance the ladder video Jan 17, 2017

 

Somewhere, we bought the line that poverty is noble, that sickness is a blessing, and that Heaven is when things really start happening in our favor. Yet, a quick look at the Father of our...

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Video: Build your bridge advance the ladder video Jan 10, 2017

Every bridge breaks down to one piece of wood. If you know WHERE you want that bridge to go, you can build that bridge anywhere as long as you build it once piece at a time. 

A few years ago...

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Video: Begin where you are advance the ladder video Jan 03, 2017

You can go anywhere you want to go- if you FIRST admit where you are. We know it's true. That's how we find out how to get to the coffee shop (like the example in the video above). It's how we take...

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Video: Who's on the bus? advance the ladder video who Dec 27, 2016

 

In our task-driven, production-oriented culture, we often look at WHAT we want to do, first. However, the greatest thing is not WHAT we do or even HOW we do it... it's the WHO, the people...

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