Reflections on Freedom

“What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July?” It was July 5th, 1852. Frederick Douglass had been invited to deliver the keynote speech at an Independence Day celebration in New York. What he delivered instead, was truth. Historical, political, theological, irrefutable, and convicting truth. As we approach our own Independence Day celebration, 167 …

Moves of Obedience

Hello Friend! I’m writing to you from the road this week. We are in the middle of a major transition, so the next few Tables will be coming to you from somewhere along our 2,850 mile cross-country move... Also- drum roll please- July will mark the ONE YEAR anniversary of The Table! Because of this, …

Towing Enforced

"You should work out more." "You should yell less." "You shouldn't still be struggling with that." "You should lead your staff better." "You should stress less." This is just the tip of the iceberg that was crushing my soul and sucking the life out of me...until I instituted a strict "NO parking, towing enforced" policy …

The “B” Word

I have to be honest with you...I used to use the "B" word all the time. I used it proudly. I used it to describe myself, sometimes on a daily basis! It become a sort of qualifier for me-an evaluation of importance. Our culture contributed quite a bit to my wearing the "B" word like …