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March 18th, 2020

This Crisis Will Change Us for Better or Worse

Although pain is inevitable, misery is optional. The same calamity can produce positive change in one person and cause caustic bitterness in another. Whether pain's life-shaping power makes us better or bitter depends on what we believe about God. George McDonald explains it like this:...

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February 17th, 2020

Faith-Based Employee Resource Groups on the Rise

Something exciting is afoot in corporate America. An AP news release recently announced that, “More US firms are Boosting Faith-Based Support for Employees.”  “Corporate America is at a tipping point toward giving religion similar attention to that given to other major diversity categories...

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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 10th, 2019

Tear Down This Wall

https://www.lausanne.org/wp-content/uploads/2007/06/098.pdfOn June 12, 1987, President Ronald Reagan called on Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall. In the same way, we're calling for another wall to be torn down, the wall separating faith and work--but more than...

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August 2nd, 2019

Your Next Season of Life: Vacation or Vocation?

It surprises some to discover that retirement is not a biblical concept.  In his book, An Uncommon Guide to Retirement: Finding God’s Purpose for the Next Season of Life, Jeff Hannan helps people make the most of what can be the most influential time of life. “People talk about...

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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...

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May 12th, 2019

What Are Your Dreams? They Might Be Too Small.

In 1954, a young man accepted the call to become the pastor of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. Over the next fourteen years he devoted his life to confronting racism in America and mobilized thousands of Americans to join him in non-violent civil disobedience to laws...

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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...

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February 8th, 2019

Rethinking the Rest of Life

"We should work until we die." That's the proposition Paul Stevens makes in his book, Aging Matters: Finding Your Calling for the Rest of Your Life.  Some people are surprised to learn that retirement is a fairly modern idea, and it's one you won’t find in the Bible--other...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
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January 29th, 2019

Writing Successful Emails

After a spate of auto-spell mistakes, typos, misaddresses, and other embarrassing errors in my emails and text messages, I decided to review an article entitled “How Successful People Write Emails to Get What They Want (That'll Help You Achieve Your Goals).” I tend to be pretty utilitarian...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job