Lance’s Blog

“If I must be silent about these things, then I’m not free … I would rather die than to be so fearful that I never lived.”

– Gianna Jessen (abortion survivor and advocate for life)

Making Room for Christ

Making Room for Christ

In all matters of life, we should set apart Jesus Christ as Lord. Our heart is our essence as moral creatures, as image-bearers and the seat of our will. It begins in our hearts. What does that look like at Christmastime?

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It’s always an inside job

It’s always an inside job

At some point between making a hot cup of Rooibos tea, sitting in my easy chair and opening my book, I picked up my iPhone to check on the weather. Then, I began reading the news. The battle was on!

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Welcome to Iraq dude – A wild ride

Welcome to Iraq dude – A wild ride

To avoid being knocked out of the sky by a surface-to-air missile, pilots employ a tactical landing approach in dangerous places. Before I could get my head straight, we were on the ground. A soft female voice came over the intercom, “On behalf of Lufthansa, we welcome you to Erbil, Iraq. We hope you enjoyed your flight.”

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Hashtag Culture – A better way

Hashtag Culture – A better way

The problem with a “#hashtag” movement is that it is all about emotion, it contains no plan and no perseverance. There is no real commitment because the hashtag itself is transient and short-lived by design. Hashtags are created to trend on social media.

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Father and son – A Voice in the Darkness

Father and son – A Voice in the Darkness

I took my 9 year old son (Nelson) for an overnight camping adventure at our ranch. I had three objectives. First, to invest time into my son’s life. Second, teach him practical outdoor skills while feeding his sense of adventure. Third, each activity was designed to point him toward authentic manhood.

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Goal Setting – a proven system

Goal Setting – a proven system

I’m often asked how I go about goal setting. So, I decided to share my goal setting system. You may not a goal-setter or you could be goal guru.  Wherever you find yourself, I hope you find value here. My biggest obstacle in reaching my goals is me.

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