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30 Days 50 000 WordsDuring the month of November every year countless writers join together to write 50k words for a novel.  Some their entire novel is 50k, others it just scratches the surface.  The point isn’t to get published, it’s to get started.  The point is to crank out a huge amount of work in a single month to help motivate you.  This last November both Bethany and I both wrote novels.  Here’s a couple things I learned this year, from writing that many words in 30 days. Continue Reading…

Starting Something EpicWhen was the last time you started something huge?  I mean huge, not “pretty big” or even “really big.”  I mean, huge; epic even.

The larger the project the greater the satisfaction upon completion.

The last project I worked on of epic proportions was at my church.  In the last year we’ve done a massive project for Haiti.  We packaged 100,000 meals, built walls to 6 homes, and then went to Haiti to finish building the homes.  Absolutely mind boggling.  To be honest, I was humbled to just be a part of the whole thing.  It was something I won’t ever forget, for me it was a perfect example of the church doing what she should be doing.  Continue Reading…