Category Archives: Leadership

My Week with Billy Graham

My life was about to change.  It was May 1976, the second event in the new Seattle Kingdome.  The first event was a soccer match featuring the famous, Pele.  Coming to Seattle was Billy Graham for a week of sharing … Continue reading

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100 Mile Ultra – Race with a Meaning

Peter Kline is 62.  He loves his family, God, work and running with meaning. In fact, this November 15-16 Peter will undertake an ultra run of 100 miles in Las Vegas.  100 miles is one thing, pushing his favorite developmentally … Continue reading

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The Unhearlded Seahawks

As a Seattleite and part of 12th Man Mania, my wife and family were “all in” pulling for the Super Bowl Seahawks.  People at church today were wearing the numbers of their favorite players not to mention store managers, baristas, … Continue reading

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Innovation in Houston

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Granite Falls High School competed with two cars in the Houston Shell Oil EcoMarathon.  The activity and excitement watching 7-800 wanna be engineers over a 100 cars  tuning engines and tinkering with their machines as they readied for the track.  These … Continue reading

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Heading for Houston

In my March 22 blog I detailed the effort by Granite Falls High School in preparing two cars to compete in Houston, TX in the Shell Oil EcoMarathon.  Mentioned was a documentary that Shell was preparing about 2 of the competing … Continue reading

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God’s Servant: Decide Today Whom You Will Serve

Never make a decision at the point of decision.  Good advice for someone on a diet who should choose his/her lunch menu the night before rather than in the noon lunch line at the all you can eat buffet.   At … Continue reading

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NFL, God and the Poor

What do God and the NFL have in common besides Tim Tebow?  How does that question apply to my working with the poor in Bellevue,WA and Dilla, Ethiopia. NFL players, new and experienced, (e.g. Seattle Seahawks) receive a playbook each year … Continue reading

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Granite Falls Eco Team Arrives in Houston

The Granite Falls High School Tiger Teams have arrived in Houston.  A group of 21 including 10 students, technical volunteers and chaperones had a great flight from Seattle. Today at 8 a.m.  the two cars driven here by a father … Continue reading

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Discouraged?… Depressed?…..Look Up!

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My coaching practice involves guiding people to see the possibilities ahead instead of the obstacles…to steer the ship by the stars not by the wake. The Israelites in the desert, on the way to the Promised Land, encountered poisonous snakes … Continue reading

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Leadership Development, Prison Evangelism and a New School

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Have you heard the term “banner” year.  I think 2011 falls in that category for Living Perspectives’ work in Ethiopia, not for what we accomplished but for what God is doing. In Ethiopia, the school built for PK-K children is … Continue reading

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