Friday Stream of Consciousness – 122

stream of consciousness

Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: Why does the queso made with only Velveeta and Rotel taste so stinking good? What a terrible couple of weeks for the NFL. Their self-induced malaise reminds me of the beginning of baseball’s fall back in the mid 1990’s. Jim Collins might call it, the hubris born of […]

Are You Listening? Election Night Lessons

Regardless of spin, last night's election results were a rebuke to our President and the existing Congress. Somehow the President has gone from the super mandate (super majorities in both houses of Congress and the Presidency) to nearly losing both houses and falling to "one-term" status in current presidential polls. The political stuff here should be […]

How the Mighty Fall

Jim Collins' books have been one of biggest influences on my ministry from outside conventional ministry circles (theology, ministry, devotion, etc.). Good to Great was absolutely fantastic, and I could hardly recommend it more highly. Charles Siburt required it as reading in my doctoral seminar on Christian leadership. If I ever teach a ministry course, […]