I'm a bit offended. TIME didn't call me for a rebuttal. I have 16 children — and I'm a debate coach to boot — and would have loved the opportunity to rebut Lauren Sandler's article "The Childfree … [Read more...] about Rebuttal to Lauren Sandler’s “Childfree Life”
The Purpose of My Web Log (a.k.a. "blog")
Every writer should have a blog. It is nice to have a "log" of my creative ideas and developments as they develop through the years. Be sure to subscribe to my website to be notified by email of my latest blog post.
Last week went fantastic. I hosted one of the largest camps in the country, had Michael Hyatt join us as keynote speaker, and pulled off a camp that will be remembered for years by these … [Read more...] about Keep Your Cool
Several years ago, I had a conflict with some people who wanted to make my debate camps "more spiritual." They were well-meaning people who thought spearheading daily worship songs and devotionals … [Read more...] about Making Camp “More Spiritual”
My work year has come to an end. For me, that's in August when curriculum and camps wrap up and my family gears up for another school year. We're managing to grab a few days rest-and-relaxation house … [Read more...] about Freed to Create
Just last week we were enjoying Virginia Beach for our Training Minds Camp East. Today begins our Training Minds Camp West in beautiful San Diego, California, at Point Loma Nazarene University. And … [Read more...] about Training Minds Camp West
Debate camp is academic—understandably so. Students learn rhetorical strategies, new vocabulary, and drills throughout our five days together. But I have found that a keynote address from someone with … [Read more...] about Why Keynote Speakers Are So Important (especially these two)