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Avoiding the Undertow

Have you ever left a conversation and wondered, “What just happened?” Or, you leave feeling worse or more discouraged or even angry. You may have been swept up into the undertow of someone else’s emotions.

An undertow is a current of water that lies below a peaceful surface. It’s a powerful current that can sweep the strongest of swimmers out to sea. And you may not know it’s there until it’s too late.

Truth be told, there are people who would love for you to swim in the undertow of their dysfunctions. Their pity needs a party and you’re invited.

But just say no.

Getting swept up in the undertow is different than feeling genuine empathy and compassion. Empathy and compassion are healthy and can lead the person towards healing. The undertow will just pull you further and further down.

Experience and Background

  • Professor at Warner University
  • masters in business administration (mba)
  • presenter at the WFX National Conference
  • former president, Church Planters of the Rockies
  • helped start 2 for-profit tech companies

Sermon Videos

To get a better feel for my style and personality, you can watch past sermons on our YouTube channel.

Coaching Opportunities

One of the things I enjoy the most is helping individuals or organizations reach their full potential.  It’s been said, “everyone wins when a leader gets better.”

Guest Speaking

Need an engaging speaker for your event or conference? At the moment, I am available on a limited basis to speak for seminars, workshops, or worship services. Click here to learn more.

Trouble Sleeping?

I’ve written a few books that might help! You’ll find books on preaching, leadership, Ephesians, as well as my first novel. Follow this link to learn more.