Potentiality, Actuality, And The Hard Work Of Creating Reality

potentiality actuality potential energy work creativity reality leadership blog graphic

I remember being extremely fascinated by the concept of “potential energy” in school. My earliest memories of the concept are from sometime around junior high, maybe eighth grade, on the second floor, end of the hallway in the big science room. If you think about that, this is saying something because, seriously, how often can you recall when and where you first pondered scientific concepts?

View The Full Post

work hard earn rest enjoy life rileyadamvoth riley adam voth blog image

Why Purposefully Working Hard And Intentionally Earning Your Rest Means You Enjoy Life More

Most of us learn how to work and rest the hard way if we learn it at all. However, I believe it’s more simple than we think if we put forth a bit of effort. There’s two different cycles you can choose to set yourself in, and one will leave you stressed, if not miserable, while the other will leave you happy, and even encouraged, by both your work and your rest.

rejections basketball analogy take the lid off

“Taking The Lid Off” And Recounting My Season Of Rejection

It is okay to blog about yourself, unless you want people to read it. And yet, a blog in which one doesn’t talk about himself will not be much for reading either. Facts are fine and all, but stories are what we care about. With my last post, which was basically one giant allusion to this post, I had hoped to feel a sense of “freedom” from writing it, and I even thought I did for about a day after …

View The Full Post

On “Getting Back In The Ring”, And Not

There are many ways to win a fight. Everyone has their own strengths and strategies. Sometimes your best bet is to out-muscle your opponent. Sometimes it’s to out-think or out-maneuver. Yet there are other fights in life that we, metaphorically or not, must simply take a beating while we wear the other person down or psych them out with our tenacity. Many fights are decided by the highest pain tolerance, not the skills or strength. Still even the best in every way have moments, …

View The Full Post

other sites of mine the majestys men and elasson

Why Am I Not Writing About Ministry and Theology As Much (Or At All)?

Today I had a fun little experience in which a guy who followed my online activity when I was active a year ago left a comment on a different site I currently own and operate. I then responded to him there and we exchanged a few pleasant words. He then said, “Hey by the way, I miss seeing you online and your writings. Where can I find you again?” *Quick thought: I freakin love encouraging people! Don’t you? This guy has always …

View The Full Post

Why Great Organizations Know They Must Invest In Their People

One of the best things about transitions in life is that they force you to reflect – consider what was, could have been, should have been, is, should be, and will be. Since I’m changing entire cities, jobs, friendships and more, I’ve had a plethora of things to reflect on.

invest ministry develop organization
Developing your lead people will develop you and your organization…

I know with an intro like that, you might expect I’m about to lay out some heart-felt reflections, but not really. I just want to make one simple point that I’ve decided to be 100% true and vital for any business or organization, but especially for ministries, to be great.

I have resolved this will be true of my organization… or, should I say for my organization.

View The Full Post

The Majesty’s Men

TMM Logo and Category Icons image - Streams of content categorized by our roles as men.

I serve as the Director and Editor-In-Chief of The Majesty’s Men, a multi-faceted ministry and brand I founded in 2013 focused on facilitating friendship and mentoring between Christian. TMM is made up of an online community and blog, a network of exemplary men and their sites, a brand and shop, resources, and, most importantly, a growing network of localized face-to-face communities.

I build the site, manage our accounts and volunteers, lead the editing, and lead in strategy and marketing for TMM. It has been a wonderful and super challenging learning experience over the years and I have many more plans for the future!

The best way to get to know TMM is to hop over to the site and check it out.

View TheMajestysMen.com

Let me know if you have any questions about it! I’d be glad to chat.

I write and work in other locations around the internet. You can catch all my other articles on my Published Elsewhere page, but for my other sites and properties I run, you can just hit these images below to hop over to them in a new window:


My work hub for most of my web development, marketing, and consulting with cause-driven businesses and ministries.

SOZO DO sozo.do website work web development elsewhere graphic


A super simple blog I use for writing thoughts on personal development and the tension I live in of working in both “ministry and marketplace” work.

elasson website blog writing elsewhere image


A large community website and network I founded with numerous Godly men writing and producing content for the goal of encouraging and equipping one another to be the leaders God has called us to be as men of God.

the majesty's men themajestysmen website blog community shop elsewhere graphic