Contentment in the Court of the King

Contentment in the Court of the King

I was late and had run to my college dorm room to grab a book for my next class when the landline phone rang (no cell phones back then). He said his name was "Phil" and he had a couple of tickets to a concert that weekend and did I want to go? When I heard the name of...

Technology: Changing How We See Things

Technology: Changing How We See Things

I remember seeing my first augmented reality (AR) movie years ago. It was a Michael Jackson ride – Captain EO at Disneyland. But somehow, it didn’t have the same effect on me as the one I saw at the Sundance Film Festival years later. The first ever AR documentary...

Self-Centeredness: Is it Keeping You From Needed Change?

Self-Centeredness: Is it Keeping You From Needed Change?

As I travel to exotic and historic sites, I’m constantly observing “selfie models” taking pictures of themselves, wanting to be seen and to become “influencers” online. The Bible calls it our “flesh.” but we call it “selfie” in today’s language. It’s a visual reminder...

The Maddening Truth

The Maddening Truth

“While we were still under arrest, my father, out of love for me, was trying to persuade me and shake my resolution. 'Father,' said I, 'do you see this vase here, for example, or waterpot or whatever?' 'Yes, I do,’ said he. And I told him: 'Could it be called by any...

Launching Out Into the Deep

Launching Out Into the Deep

This week we launch a new Influence Lab Women chapter in Atlanta. As we embark on this new adventure starting June 10th, I was reminded of Jesus as He told His future disciples to throw their nets to the “other side of the boat”. They had been fishing all night and...

Plugging Into A Sustainable Power Source

Plugging Into A Sustainable Power Source

Creative work is challenging and has the potential to deplete you. How can you most efficiently sustain your career and life? Sustainability is the buzzword today. By 2035, California and the nation are charging forward (no pun intended) to outlaw all gas-powered cars...

What’s At The Root of Ego?

What’s At The Root of Ego?

Some powerful insights from Influence Lab Atlanta's Coordinator, Anna Oakley...   This month we are zeroing in on something rather uncomfortable (at least, for me) - our egos. As a believer, I’m accustomed to hearing “die to yourself” and themes of sacrifice,...