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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...

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November 21st, 2019

Benefits of Leadership by the Book

Organizations are often run according to "the superchicken model," where value is placed on star employees who outperform others. Yet business leader Margaret Heffernan says it's social cohesion, not competition, that drives the most high-achieving teams—a principle we find throughout the...

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...

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...

September 12th, 2019

Leadership Lessons from the Life of David

We can learn much about leadership by studying the lives of Bible characters. Previously in our “Leadership Lessons from the Bible” series we have learned from Jesus , Joseph, Nehemiah and the Apostle Paul. Today, we’ll look at leadership lessons from the life of David. Like all leaders,...

July 16th, 2019

Thank God for Plumbers

by David Greusel If you’ve ever had a plumber in your home to repair a sudden leak (and always on a weekend!), you may have sighed “Thank God for plumbers,” even while complaining about the hospital-sized bill. But I have more reasons than most to thank God for plumbers. Not because my home...

July 9th, 2019

Facing Unpleasant Tasks

“I fought the lawn, and the lawn won!” I don’t know how many times I have said that, usually right after a tough time mowing our backyard.  Mowing the yard is probably my least favorite chore.   So, what is your unpleasant task?  If you are a student, it might be...

July 9th, 2019

Christians at Work - The Missing Link in Fulfilling the Great Commission

"You don’t exist to help professional ministry leaders fulfill the Great Commission. We exist to help you do it." —Michael Oh, Global Executive Director / CEO of the Lausanne Movement In order to fulfill the Great Commission, every believer needs to be a minister and every...

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May 12th, 2019

The Call of the Entrepreneur

Have you ever thought about what the world would be like without entrepreneurs—without their creativity, tenacity and courage to make the world a better place? Because men and women have taken the risk to start something new, we enjoy products and services that truly contribute to human...