Author Archives: Matt Brown

7 Ways to Read More

“Leaders are readers, and readers are leaders.” If you look at CEOs, successful entrepreneurs, and industry leaders, you will notice that they read A LOT! Many of these people read 50+ books per year. That’s about a book a week. We might think we don’t have time to read five books a year yet alone […]

6 Practices that Make a Hero

What makes a hero? A few years ago, I had the incredible privilege to intern for a member of Congress in their Washington, D.C. office. During my time there, I assisted with research into Medal of Honor recipients. As I read the stories of these heroes and their bravery, I could not believe some of […]

BOOK REVIEW: Are We There Yet?

“And they lived happily ever after…” At least that’s what every Disney movie growing up made me think happened after the wedding. However, that is not the case. Marriage is a journey, and Paul and Terrie Chappell do a great job outlining how marriage is truly “A Perfect Journey for Imperfect Couples” in their new […]

Law School and an Infant: Those Go Together Right?

I have been planning my transition to law school for about two years. I did copious amounts of research-just ask my wife. I created an Excel workbook with seven different spreadsheets in it. I even created an equation that helped me objectively rank each law school based on location, price, cost of living, etc. Overkill? […]


Do you ever feel overwhelmed? Most of us do. It seems like it is almost a requirement of our 21st Century society. “If you are not overwhelmed then you are not doing enough” seems to be our motto. It might even to be the ultimate #FirstWorldProblem. But why? With all of our advancement and technology, […]

Biblical Response to the Transgender Movement

What is transgender? Just this week, the Trump Administration has announced a reversal of a policy that allowed transgender people to serve in the military. The term “transgender” has appeared more often in recent years causing government, businesses, and individuals to have to figure out what it means and how to react to it. In […]

BOOK REVIEW: Buy the Field

At the beginning of the year, my pastor, Dr. Paul Chappell, encouraged the men in our church to read the book Buy the Field by Rob Fleshman. I have spent the last few months reading this book in my spare time. It is an easy read, and it has challenged me. I grew up playing […]