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The only people who don't like to talk money are those that don't give. 

How I’m Creating and Maintaining Margin with My Finances

The only people who don’t like to talk money are those that don’t give.  We talk about money a lot in our home. We do this because we want our kids to succeed in life when they are out from under our care and on their own. We also do…

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It's OK to cut people out of your life if they're toxic.

How I’m Creating and Maintaining Margin in My Relationships

“You know, you can trim the fat, right?” “Bro; I’m a vegan.” And that right there defines the issue: How can I continue in a relationship when there just isn’t a fit? There are times and places where we need to be friends for a moment, perhaps even longer, but…

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How I’m Creating and Maintaining Margin with My Time

How I’m Creating and Maintaining Margin with My Time

Time is the only thing we can’t get back once it is gone.  How are you feeling: are you feeling refreshed, energized, empowered to make a difference in the world? Are are you dragging with a longing desire to stay in bed all day because you just keep hitting that…

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Your time, relationships, and finances say everything I need to know about you.

How to Create and Maintain Margin

I do not have it all together. I have not arrived, nor do I claim that I have. But I do understand who I am and how the life I live affects me, my work, and most importantly, my family. It’s because of this that I have been incredibly intentional…

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It's not about vision; it's about you.

Success is Sexy and You Are Not

While both mission and vision are good, success is great and the number one indicator of continued success. Past is prologue, right?  There’s this huge misnomer in leadership development, in that your mission and vision are the most critical component of your future growth. While they are critical, they are not…

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“F This!” Three Filters that Will Help Your Leadership Development Process

“F This”  You’ve probably heard this often around the office, if not subtly under someone’s voice. One of the biggest challenges we face in releasing young eagles is the ability to let them soar on their own terms, while under the direction of leadership. Leadership can be frustrating, boxing in…

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Tithely and Russ Cantu on Giving

5 Ways to Optimize Your Online Giving Page

Church websites bore me, and their giving pages make me fall asleep. But they don’t have to be that way. In today’s broadcast with Tithely.tv, we discuss the following questions about online generosity:  From pastoral ministry to running a creative and marketing agency for churches, you’ve had the opportunity to help many…

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You shop local. You should church local too.

Church Where You Live

There are a variety of churches available to you. I want to help you find a church that not only works for you, but for the betterment of the community and church. What is this article about?  This post is about you: how your decision to go to a specific…

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Never Stop Improving: It’s Easier Than You Think

With today’s world more complex and divided than ever, church leaders face a difficult task of helping their congregations move forward to achieve positive results. For many religious leaders, the answer lies in using the Kaizen approach to business success. Creative Safety Supply says “Kaizen refers to the practice of…

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