Confession time. After years of bivocational ministry, I recently became a "full-time" pastor. The schedule adjustment and some other life changes had me pretty busy and I dropped the ball on the…Continue
Taking a minute to share the link for my new book which is free for Kindle until Thursday.…Continue
Hi my name is Dave Weiss and I am a leader. If you're reading this, chances are you are too. As a matter of fact, almost everyone leads someone and in that case, the vast majority of us are leaders. You'll see why this is important in a minute.
Yesterday I got a notice from Facebook, telling me I have been a member for 10 years. A decade on Facebook, what are the odds? Well the odds go down every election year and they are really slim this year. Were it not for the fact that I stay in…Continue
The Story Arc
Every story has an arc, a line the story follows from beginning to end. Continuing stories can have multiple arcs and sometimes a plot twist will change the arc of the story but if you go back over a story, you can see the arc or arcs that have taken place to bring us to the conclusion the author has chosen.
The thing is your life is a story and it has an arc. You can see it looking back. There are probably a many…Continue
Okay the title of this one may be slightly overstated, but not by much. This post was triggered this morning in an online chat with a friend who is pursuing writing. While I am always willing to help, I am more of a writer than a writing teacher. In truth, I am self-taught for writing and she seems to be going deeper than I may be able to go on my own. So I started have I connected you with this person and that person and the other person. Some I had and some I hadn't yet. Then she gave me a…Continue
One likes to believe in the freedom of music,
but glittering prizes and endless compromises
shatter the illusion of integrity..."
-Rush, Spirit of Radio
Yes, I'm quoting Rush again... I can't help it. i was listening to the radio and they came on and when I heard this line, it really stuck in my head. In their song they bemoan the idea of the music industry losing its integrity. That…Continue