Category Archives: Travel

A Glimpse of Youth Ministry in Uganda

As I write to you at this very moment, my dad is teaching a little over 120 youth workers about how to prepare a sermon. I wish you could see it. We’re in the basement of an Anglican church, and … Continue reading

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Training Leaders in Uganda

This weekend my dad and I pop on a plane to Uganda, a 23 hour itinerary… which is pretty long when I’m wearing this stupid arm brace for my shoulder. Most of you have followed my shoulder injury, my surgery … Continue reading

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Traveling Near You

September is already here and I’m about to begin spending a lot of time in airports! That might just mean I’ll be coming to a city near you. Check out my fall schedule and see. Here are some of the … Continue reading

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On the Road Again

It’s 2014 and we’re already in full sprint. This week I’m already on a plane and heading across the U.S. to speak to kids and teach a parent workshop in Florida. Check out these cities I’m going to in the … Continue reading

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The Worst Place to Drive

I’ve driven in NY, in Chicago, in LA, in Seattle… I’ve been in a cab in most these cities as well. I thought I’d seen the worst of it. Then I went to Kampala, Uganda! I’m not going to waste … Continue reading

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The Infiltration of US Culture

Do you ever wonder if teenagers are the same across the globe? I’ve been in the city of Kampala, Uganda almost a week now hanging with teenagers, parents, and youth workers. I’ve spoken at several youth events, taught a parent … Continue reading

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Arrived in Uganda

As you read this, I’ve probably just landed in Uganda. That means the worst part of the trip is over (29 hours of flights) and the exciting part begins! A few weeks ago I told you about this opportunity to … Continue reading

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Flying to Uganda

On September 2nd I fly to Uganda to train youth workers and parents in the city of Kampala… and I am SOOOOooooooo out of my comfort zone! I’m not talking about lions, huts or language barriers… I’m talking about “preparation.” … Continue reading

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Experiencing New York City

This past week I took my 15-year-old daughter Ashley on one of my speaking trips, speaking 8 times in three states… then two days in New York City just for fun! Rather than blabbing all about it… here’s the picture … Continue reading

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Teenage Tech Advice

Last week I had the privilege of teaching at Doug Field’s 2013 Student Leadership Conference in Dallas (the next two are in July). Wednesday night when I arrived, I interviewed a bunch of student leaders, recording their answers for my … Continue reading

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