Classic Rock

By Carey Nieuwhof | January 12, 2008

I’ve just started two books this week by two guys named Tom.  One is Tommy Newberry’s The 4:8 Principle. It’s all about joy found in…

Follower Trap #7

By Carey Nieuwhof | January 12, 2008

#7 Living a Dual Life    Too many of us have different personas for different environments.  We’re one way at home, one way at work,…

Follower Trap #8

By Carey Nieuwhof | January 11, 2008

#8: Changing Nothing, But Expecting Everything to Change   Christians are great at blaming others (including God) for their shortcomings, and a bit famous for being…

Three Colleagues I Want You to Meet

By Carey Nieuwhof | January 10, 2008

I love ministry leaders.  This week in conversations with three of them from both sides of our North American border, I offer up their ministry…

Follower Trap #9

By Carey Nieuwhof | January 9, 2008

#9: Failing to Confess Sins    I just don’t hear people talk about confession much any more. (Not like the priest/booth thing…the confess your sins…

Top Ten Traps for Followers – #10

By Carey Nieuwhof | January 7, 2008

Thanks for taking the time to respond to my question about what to blog about, both on the blog and in person.  People seemed inclined…

Our First Informal Poll

By Carey Nieuwhof | January 5, 2008

So, in the spirit of Web 2.0, I ask you a question.  I’ve been wondering what to blog about in January and I’m tempted to…

What I Really Love

By Carey Nieuwhof | January 4, 2008

Taking a break mid-way through a family day to blog for a few minutes.  It’s my son Sam’s twelfth birthday today, so we went skiing. …

Nice Way Start to the New Year? Sure…

By Carey Nieuwhof | January 1, 2008

So it’s New Year’s Day, and I’m trying to build a rink in the front yard for Sam, my hockey-crazy son.  At the same time,…

One Question to Begin 2008

By Carey Nieuwhof | December 30, 2007

I’m still in holiday mode for another few days.  Past few days highlights include starting to build a huge front-yard rink for my kids, hanging…

Hot Tubs, Mountain Bikes, Humility and other Holiday Stuff

By Carey Nieuwhof | December 27, 2007

Nice to have a couple of days beneath life’s radar screen and about a week of them left.  We are ‘off’ this Sunday, so no…

Merry Christmas

By Carey Nieuwhof | December 24, 2007

Hoping all of you have the most amazing Christmas.  I’ve been thinking alot about how to spend the next week or so.  Sure, we’ll have…

Christmas Stripped Down

By Carey Nieuwhof | December 21, 2007

I’m kind of excited about having our Christmas Eve outdoors this year.  It’s about as stripped down as we’ve ever done Christmas. We’ll have some…

Hypocrites Wanted

By Carey Nieuwhof | December 19, 2007

Hi, I’m Carey.  And I’m a hypocrite. My words don’t match my action.  My intentions don’t get played out.  I think I’m more virtuous than…

Got Your Fill of God? I Didn't….

By Carey Nieuwhof | December 18, 2007

So last month, I changed my devotion plan.  For years, I’ve been reading through the Bible in a year, and I was ready for a…