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February 6th, 2020

The ServiceMaster Story: Navigating Tension between People and Profit

Albert M. Erisman, Hendrickson Publishers (January 2020) When the Business Roundtable announced, in August 2019, that businesses should no longer have a singular focus on profit, analysts asked: How do businesses deal with the “quick-buck” pressures from Wall Street? One answer lies in The...

February 1st, 2020

Dr. King on Excellence at Work

February is Black History Month, and it's difficult not to consider the impact Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. has had on our culture for the good. But beyond his magnificent "I Have a Dream" speech and his monumental  "Letter from Birmingham Jail," he gave wise advice to a small audience in...

January 7th, 2020

Is Your Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

How do you see your glass – half full or half empty?  I have observed that people who see their glass as half empty have a scarcity mindset.  And once you see your glass as half empty, it’s like wearing a blindfold that limits your ability to see where you are going – your vision. People...

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December 16th, 2019

Called to Ministry at the World's Largest Airline

Are you called to ministry? Okay, you probably realize that's a trick question because we're all called to ministry as Christ's ambassadors of redemption. However, I spend a good deal of time talking to people who are well-establish in their work, but they want to leave their work and "go...

November 10th, 2019

Serving Those Who Steal from You

What would you do if everything you owned was taken from you? Craig Deall's successful African farming operation shipped citrus fruit all over the world until it was seized in 2003 without compensation or recourse. When roving gangs came to his farm, he prayed...

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October 19th, 2019

Working for God: The Story of R. G. LeTourneau and the University He Founded

This fresh, compelling pictorial biography of R. G. LeTourneau reveals stories never before told about the engineering genius whose giant earth-moving machines helped win WW II and build the highway infrastructure of America. He became the best-known Christian Businessman in the 20th...

October 18th, 2019

Leadership Lessons from Nehemiah

We can learn much about leadership by studying the lives of Bible characters. Previously in our series we have learned from Jesus and Joseph. Today, we’ll look at leadership lessons from Nehemiah. Hand Me Another Brick, written by Charles Swindoll, was one of the books about Nehemiah I read...

May 11th, 2019

Kingdom Venture at Betenbough Homes

Betenbough Homes, West Texas’ number one new home builder, was founded in 1992 when Ron and Rick Betenbough teamed up to deliver quality homes at the most competitive price. Now, more than 20 years and almost 7,000 homes later, Betenbough Homes continues to provide individuals with an...

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March 6th, 2019

Lessons from the Leader of DART Mobility Services

Dallas Area Rapid Transit is a big deal in North Texas. DART conducts over 65 million passenger trips a year, and almost a million of those trips involve people with disabilities.   Doug Douglas is Vice President of Mobility Management Services for DART. Doug and his team are responsible...

December 3rd, 2018

Legendary Partnership Between George Bush and R.G. LeTourneau

One of the most daring ventures in the oil exploration industry was the development of the first moveable, off-shore drilling rig by R.G. LeTourneau for George Bush's Zapata Oil Company in the early 1950s. What was labeled impossible was daily fare for R.G. LeTourneau’s genius-level...