Monthly Archives for June 2010

You Wish Lukas Naugle Was Your Friend

Lukas Naugle and I met 14 years ago during our freshman year of college at Whitworth University. The first thing I noticed about Lukas was that he wore Teva sandals, and so I wasn’t sure I could trust him at … Continue reading

30. June 2010 by Justin Buzzard
Categories: Adventure | 2 comments


Live FROM Feedback, Not FOR Feedback

We live in a feedback culture. Move your eyes to the right or the left and you’ll spot someone looking for feedback. There’s nothing wrong with feedback. The problem is most people are living FOR feedback, rather than FROM feedback. … Continue reading

29. June 2010 by Justin Buzzard
Categories: Leadership | 11 comments


Don’t Do This!

I have one brother, a younger brother named Mark. He and I are very close. We grew up cliff jumping the rivers and lakes of Northern California. Though all cliff jumping involves risk, most of our jumps were relatively sane. … Continue reading

28. June 2010 by Justin Buzzard
Categories: Adventure | 4 comments


Piper Productivity

John Piper on the productivity practices of a leader: A leader does not like clutter. He likes to know where and when things are for quick access and use. His favorite shape is the straight line, not the circle. He … Continue reading

27. June 2010 by Justin Buzzard
Categories: Leadership | 5 comments


The 4 Books That Shaped Tim Keller

During our Skype conversation with Tim Keller (Tim in his home study; us in Phoenix here at the One Institute), Tim shared with us the 4 books that have formed the foundation of his Christian walk and ministry: C.S. Lewis, … Continue reading

26. June 2010 by Justin Buzzard
Categories: Leadership | 15 comments


How to Read The Bible

In order to understand the Bible, one must read it. One must read it like any other book. That is not to say that the Bible is only another book, but that the Bible is a book and should be … Continue reading

22. June 2010 by Justin Buzzard
Categories: Leadership | 7 comments


5 Areas a Pastor Must Be Competent In

Kevin DeYoung list and comments on five areas a pastor must be competent in: 1. A pastor must be able to teach. 2. A pastor must be able to relate to people. 3. A pastor must be able to lead. … Continue reading

18. June 2010 by Justin Buzzard
Categories: Leadership | 4 comments


Building A Messy Church

This is a guest blog post from my good friend, Toby Kurth. Last year Toby planted ChristChurch in San Francisco. Toby is a great pastor, writer, and thinker. Enjoy his post. “Where there are no oxen, the manger is clean, … Continue reading

17. June 2010 by Justin Buzzard
Categories: Leadership | 11 comments


Tim Keller: The Future of American Cities, Part 2

Tim Keller continues his series of the future of American cities. A excerpt from the post: There is no complete consensus of experts about the future of cities. Some of the most troubled, such as Detroit, are going to have … Continue reading

16. June 2010 by Justin Buzzard
Categories: Leadership | 3 comments


A Mother’s Poem

My mom recently came across a poem she wrote in her journal 10+ years ago. She wrote this 5 months before being diagnosed with breast cancer. Here’s the poem: Oh me of “little faith”, tossed on waves of doubt Churning … Continue reading

16. June 2010 by Justin Buzzard
Categories: Leadership | 6 comments


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