Treat People Like God Treats Us…

“He does not deal with us according to our sins, nor repay us according to our iniquities.  For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is His steadfast love toward those who fear Him; as far as the east is from the west, so far does He remove our transgressions from […]

It’s About Discipleship!

I used to be SO impressed by mega churches… Don’t get me wrong… a great mega church is still pretty darn impressive.  But whereas I used to be impressed by the sheer number of people attending on any given Sunday… and all the glitz and glam and “cool” stuff that takes place in those ridunkulously large […]

We Suck At the Great Commission…

And there you have it. We know it’s true… no matter what “evangelical camp” we find ourselves in… we’re simply awful at fulfilling Jesus’ command to make disciples.  We’re too busy building our own little kingdoms… whether that be ministry, our careers, our education, our quest for wealth and prosperity, our sometimes unhealthily-driven desire to […]

Catching Up

Sooooo… been a minute, and thought I’d catch folk up to The World According to D-Plum!  Things are moving right along… living in Baltimore, MD now… recently married to the beautiful and wonderfully-awesome Hope (O’Hara) Plummer… blessed beyond measure, as we begin a new chapter in our lives.  We’re both very excited to see where […]

How to Help Grow Those You Lead (or Follow)

Whether it’s our kids, spouse, a friend, a coworker, a loved one… whomever it is… we have influential leadership with the people around us. Even if THEY lead us, we have the ability to lead UP – to help them grow and become better leaders. Here are just a few ways to do so: 1) […]

Confession…

Apologized to my 12 year old last night for not paying enough attention to him. I told him there is absolutely NOTHING that should detract me from spending quality time with him. He shouldn’t regularly get my “leftover” time… he should know that I love him enough to prioritize him. And although he played it […]

A Passionate Life… A Passionate Love

One of the words that has been reverberating in my mind as of late is the word passion.  It’s a word I have long been accustomed to using, but recently have been thinking about it more in my own life.  Here are some of  my thoughts: Most of us will not tolerate (or, at least, are […]