Sunday Morning Music, Gregory Alan Isakov
Tim Schurrer
By Tim Schurrer

I got chills this morning watching this video of Gregory Alan Isakov. It brings me back to a late night conversation with one of my best friends, with this record playing on repeat in the background. I hope you enjoy…

Rise “Above” Your Problems to Find a Solution: A Word About the Importance of Vision
John Sowers
By John Sowers

After weeks of wandering in the gloomy forest, the hikers grew depressed. Fall was coming and they were lost. They trudged along; dragging their heavy feet through the dead leaves carpeting the forest. Everywhere they looked, they only saw massive trees – ‘endless lines of straight gray trunks like the pillars of some huge twilight hall.’ They were ready to quit. Finally, in frustration, the leader shouted,

Is there no end to this accursed forest? Someone must…

Lance Armstrong: The Truth About (Some) Powerful Personalities
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller

This week I’ve been following the news about Lance Armstrong. And I think the whole episode speaks to something greater about the human condition. I’m not talking about our tendency to cheat or lie,  I’m talking about our tendency to think people are a little better than they are.

Many of our heroes have corporations who’ve allotted massive budgets to promote their image, but anybody who buys into that image themselves might develop a bit of a personality disorder. Narcissistic personalities love power, both to…

Stop Waiting For God To Tell You What To Do With Your Life
Justin Zoradi
By Justin Zoradi

A friend told me that while he hated bussing tables at the restaurant where he was working, he was still waiting for God to tell him what to do with his life. He believed that if he was patient enough and did his work well, eventually God would reveal his true calling.

I told him I don’t think God works like that…

Sunday Morning Music, Andrew Belle
Tim Schurrer
By Tim Schurrer

Who have you seen perform live 5 or more times?

My concert count is around 8 for…

On the Importance of Tricking Yourself Every Once in a While
Shauna Niequist
By Shauna Niequist

I’m deep into a manuscript that’s due this fall, and in some ways my writing routine is the same as ever, but in other ways I’m learning some new tactics to get me through. Here’s one that’s helping me get the writing done these days:

Trick yourself into just playing around with an idea, in advance of really and officially writing it.

Let’s say I have half an hour before the bus drops off…

Our Primary Goal is Love
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller

Recently, my teammate and I set a weekly ambition. Along with the usual goals to get things done, we also ask God to show us somebody this week who needs our love, as a company.

The effort has been revitalizing. My Director of Branding, Tim Schurrer is…

The Sacred Act of Remembering
By Jena Nardella
A Book May Begin With Angst, But it Must End in Love
By Donald Miller
In Life, Move Through the Fear Rather Than Around It
By Donald Miller
Sunday Morning Music, Nils Frahm
By Tim Schurrer