Lean into the Hard Stuff

Originally featured at Millennial Leader I had a professional setback a few weeks ago. After months of preparation, one of my professional goals didn’t come to fruition the way I was hoping and honestly, it was difficult and frustrating to process. It’s moments like these that I, like many of us millennials are tempted to…

Why Leaders Must Confront

This post was also featured in Millennial Leader.  You can check it out here. “Those who are not true leaders will just affirm people at their own immature level.” – Richard Rohr Confrontation.  No one likes it, and yet if there’s one thing that stands between an average leader and a great leader is his ability…

The Death of our Digital Innocence.

Here’s 14 reasons why we must not steal music from artist, and digital innocence is now over. Simply put. If you like music, buy it. For the full article, go here. (1) No, artists can’t simply tour and sell t-shirts. It doesn’t work.  In fact, shockingly few indie artists can pull this off, except for…

The dangers of stealing music.

In an age where increasingly more and more in our culture is expected to be free, to a generation who has everything at our fingertips and expects to pay precious little for it, music is absolutely no exception.  In fact, our iTunes libraries, may be good indicators of our perspective on entitlement. Regardless of political…

God and Film, pt. 3

                       When discussing film with other believers I run across two main veins of thought.  The first being less prevalent than in years past, but continue to leave a stain on the Christian sector, the idea that all ‘secular’ forms of culture, usually corrolating to the arts (specifically movies and music) is affected by the…

Scream 4: the review

As my wife and I sat in the theater last night, semi-packed with 20-somethings feeling somewhat nostalgic at the opportunity to be reintroduced to Ghostface, one of the scariest horror movie killers of all time, I was almost giddy at the release of this film.  Yes, I as a believer enjoy a good (there are…

New Music Week: Jonny Lang

Rhythm and Blues has revolutionized and dramatically changed the way we listen to music over the past 70 years. Having influenced so many genres, it’s hard to believe that in this millennium blues artists could be in such short supply. Insert: Jonny LangHe stepped on the scene over ten years ago as a teenage prodigy…