April 15, 2016

Almost everyone I know longs in their heart to make a lasting, positive impact on other people.   Since we all have a sense of eternity embedded in our heart (Ecclesiastes 3:11), we naturally want to do something that counts over the long-haul and does not get forgotte...

April 1, 2016

In all my work of writing Life Mission Statements, I see more vividly each day that  God has prepared His people for the exact epoch of time in which we live.  Although the days are getting darker, the Light of Christ is greater than the darkness of the world.  Jesus s...

July 22, 2015

Well, I just got mission-stated yet again.  I wrote a mission statement for a woman whose life mission statement is to “excel in her duties in order to please Christ.”  Rest assured, this woman knows that she is saved by grace alone, and not by the excellence of the pe...

July 7, 2015

What do you think of when you hear the term, “mission statement”? A dull paragraph on an organizational website?  Something you once wrote for yourself as an assignment in school but long forgot?  A summary of claims that have nothing at all to do with lived reality?...

June 10, 2015

The more I meet with people to write their mission statements, the more impacted I am by them.  What I mean is that having a conversation with someone about the essence of who they are somehow allows who they are to shine more brightly.  I get so shined on by people, e...

May 8, 2015

Can you imagine what might happen if every professing Christian had the integrity to live out what they say they believe?  The word integrity is related to the word integer.  An integer is a whole number, not a fraction.  Integrity is wholeness.  It’s the opposite of f...