Make Your Life Count

While I’ve always been as old as the Ford Mustang (both were born in 1965), it seems significant that we have both been around for 5 decades. Personally, I cannot say that I feel “50”, however, since I’ve never felt this “age” before, I’m not sure I know what it actually feels like.

As I have reflected on this milestone, I’ve spent quite a bit of time thinking about my dad. When he died, I was 17 years old. By now, I’ve lived more of my life without my dad physically present in my life than I lived having him around.

Coaching is a Relationship with a Purpose |

Coaching is a Relationship with a Purpose

Here is a simple way to describe coaching to someone:

I Love-Hate the Gym |

I Love-Hate the Gym

At that point I started running and radically changed my diet. I dropped nearly 50 pounds and my wife told me I needed to stop losing weight and start gaining muscle. This idea was met with fear. My distant memories of the weight room in high school were filled with feeling small and being intimidated by others. Inside I felt like such a weakling.

Don't Give Up (Seattle Seahawks - World Champions) |

Don’t Give Up (Seattle Seahawks – World Champions)

I loved watching the Seattle Seahawks win the Super Bowl. I loved watching the parade through the streets of Seattle a few days later.

Celebrating Ali and Erik |

Celebrating Ali and Erik

Today my niece Ali Austin married Erik Schlagel in Farmington, New Mexico.

Go. Be. Do. (2014) | missional

Go. Be. Do. (2014)

Where do you intend to GO this year?

Reducing Body Fat (Part 1) |

Reducing Body Fat (Part 1)

Yesterday I entered the Golds Gym Challenge at our local Golds in Issaquah. It’s an opportunity to “transform your body in just 12 weeks.”

404 Consecutive Blog Posts (5 Reasons Why I Blog) |

404 Consecutive Blog Posts (5 Reasons Why I Blog)

It’s my aim to blog for another 404 days in a row – although I’m prepared to schedule some of my posts in advance. It’s time to stop posting in the dark after midnight. It’s time to start falling asleep when we turn out the lights.

Most Viewed Posts: January 2013

January posts on focused on prayer, disciplemaking, coaching, changing your church, missional living, obedience and leadership.

Here are some of the highlights from January 2013

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Towels All Over the Place |

Towels All Over the Place

Are you prone to complain or do something?