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Leadership

This past week we celebrated the life of my 95-year-old grandmother. Her passing provided an opportunity for me to reflect on many memories. One of my favorites happened at least thirty years ago in Eagle Grove, IA. Mom, Dad, and four kids squeezed into the family car for the four-hour drive. This gave us plenty...

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Run Troy, Run

I am a runner. And actually a pretty sorry one at that… In a good week, I will get out 1-2x per week. Here is what this looks like…I will receive a text from a friend and running partner the night before. I will wait for a few hours to make sure there isn’t a...

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Hope

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to join a few friends and attend a luncheon for pastors introducing Faith and Family Day at the K for 2018. There were a few hundred pastors who met at Kauffman Stadium for some good food and instructions about the event. However, the reason I have faithfully attended this luncheon...

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Forgiveness

A few days ago I had a “come to Jesus” talk with my boys. I was not happy with the trash they were leaving in the back seat of my car. Now, this was not the first conversation. Unfortunately, it seems that nearly every time we take a trip, I have to remind them to...