Next Level Leadership

I’m a dreamer. Insatiable dreamer. Some spend their lives dreaming, never doing. Others spend so much time doing that they never step back to evaluate, re-imagine, and dream. I am so thankful for what God has done in our church so far. I’m thankful for the stories of life change (see this & this). I have this […]

My thoughts on the World Cup

I love soccer… every four years. Now that America is out of the World Cup, I’m out of the World Cup. But, I found this video that made me very happy… and maybe caused me to love soccer just a bit more! Enjoy!

Leadership = Integrity

Peter Drucker says, “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” Some time ago, I had coffee with a friend who has been deeply wounded by dishonest leadership. He’s a good man – one I look up to.  It hurt so deeply to look across the table, and to hear him say “I’ve […]

The Importance of a Godly Heritage

Four Generations of Burns Men   Where you come from matters. It shapes who you are, what you believe, and the lens through which you see the world. This weekend, my grandparents mailed me a newspaper clipping, that is 28 years old (that is me rocking the number 24!). It is a picture of four […]

Sunday Rewind // 6.27.10

Here are some thoughts from another amazing day at Access Church! Again this Sunday, got to personally lead another person who was far from God into relationship with Him. Best. Feeling. Ever. Heaven rejoices and so do we. We’re seeing so much genuine life change. I’m so grateful. Today’s message was so hard hitting, but […]

Top of Mind Thinking

In March, while at the SEU Leadership Forum, I heard Erwin McManus (a personal fave!) talk about his new dreams and business ventures. This guy inspires me to dream bigger than I can even wrap my mind around. He said one thing that really messed me up. “Learn to listen to your top of mind […]

Good for Nothing

“Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.”   – Henry David Thoreau