Spiritual Leadership

I meet very few people in the world that I walk in that are on a journey in leadership!  We all desire to be the best we can be to lead the people & teams that have been put around us!  However, we always do not know what it means to be a “spiritual leader” […]

Great Teams

There are a lot of things that I want for NorthStar but one of the greatest things that I desire is that we are a great team!  Here are some things that I have learned about great teams……. They figure out ways to get the job done when the odds are stacked against them!  It […]


Timing is everything….Great things & great ideas started at the wrong time just don’t make it!  They are forgotten and shelved in the world of “mistakes” when in fact, they may have been great but the “time” was not right for them yet! I have been asked a ton of times about what God has […]

Lesson: Great coaches know their systems

Every coach that I ever played for through the years had his own way of doing things.  Some coaches just emulated what they had seen their coaches do,  but then there were a few that were unique and they knew their:  players, program & environment so well!  Everything they did had purpose & meaning and […]

Lesson: A great day is when your team outplays your coaching!

I have been off the field long enough and in coaching to see games where your team executes to the point you realize that talent & heart took over and outpaced your coaching!  You sit there as a coach and know that you will get some of the credit for the victory but in reality, […]

Rearview Mirror

“We live life forward but we understand it as we look backwards”  Charles Swindoll Incredible 2nd week of our Villain series!  Great crowds, in spite of the gorgeous weather outside!!  We are averaging a couple of hundred more this year than we did this time last year! The energy in the room was HUGE – […]

Rearview Mirror

Life is a blur right now! Enjoyed a weekend at home with no baseball…with all of the rain, we laid low and enjoyed the time together as a family! Great Sunday at NStar!   Continued “Marked” series – we were in week 7 on “peacemaking”!   Great lesson of morning was that God is looking […]


Yesterday we met as a team and talked about our campus security.  Though we do a good job now on securing our campus on Sunday AM, we want to be a place that does a GREAT job!  We have one of our volunteers taking the lead on coordinating security in every hall & venue on […]