• What to Read

    It is important to make the most of reading time by choosing carefully what to read. In my opinion, it is good to study a variety of genres. At any given time, I have around five to seven books going. Here are my top seven categories for reading 1.)  Scripture – The rest of this list...

  • Three Benefits of Reading Books

    “Leaders are readers.” When I first heard that statement almost two decades ago, I thought it to be a dubious assumption at best, but over the years, it has proven to be quite accurate. One consistent trait— which I have seen evidenced in the lives of all of the great leaders that...

  • Does the Bible Really Say That?

    Recently,  the infamous snake-handling preacher, James Coots of Middlesboro, died from a rattlesnake bite received in church. Coots was deeply convicted by what he considered to be a literal translation of Mark 16:16-18. The Lexington Herald Leader published a quote that Coots gave National Geographic regarding this text: “To me...