Why You’re Not Awesome… Yet

Average people live like this: “Everyone else, especially the devil, is the cause of all my problems.”   Awesome people refuse to live in ‘blame-land’ and resolve to take responsibility for their lives, with God on their side. By nature, we crave relevance. We want to matter. We want to be awesome. But awesomeness is not a factor of desire or wish […]

How We Broke the Bondage of Debt

So we became debt free. But how did we do it?  How did we really go from $43,000 consumer debt to $0 in 18 months? This was by no means an easy process. Changing behaviors and adapting to a new way of living requires time. And you must be patient with yourself on your own journey. In this post, I […]

Always Impossible… Until It’s Done

Two weeks ago, I blogged about my mandate to inspire students to dream a new dream and help them acquire core skills necessary to succeed. It always seems impossible… until it’s done! After weeks of praying, planning and content-shaping, we launched the first session of The Life Course Success Masterclass Program (Creating a Life Plan that Works) in Essen! And […]

Our Journey to Financial Freedom

A year ago, I told you Financial Freedom is Possible. Still remember that? Two years ago, my wife and I outlined a three-year plan to become debt free in 3 years. By the end of 2013, we hit that milestone… one year sooner than planned. Watching our debt snowball melt away was a beautiful experience. But I’ll tell you the […]

Inspiring a Generation to Success

In the weeks leading up to the end of 2013, I woke up one morning with a fresh sense of urgency and a new phrase on my lips for the university and college students in my local church, literally:     A fresh mandate for 2014 The precision of the mandate puzzled me. It wasn’t pre-meditated. On the train, en-route […]