Monthly Archives: August 2011

For the Love of Money


What’s one snack or other food you regularly craved as a kid? For me it was Buitoni Instant Pizza. (Sorry, this was the only image I could find — on a Facebook fan site, no less.) Well, any pizza. And … Continue reading

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Leading the Change


Last Monday, we looked at the importance of communicating well, even when it’s difficult or uncomfortable. Today, we come to the place where we need to communicate. When God calls us to take the lead, it means we’re leading people … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Dreams: rough fragments about rough fragments


I am becoming increasingly convinced, as I get older, that God does not demand our obedience simply because it honors Him. That is, of course, a true and healthy reason to do it. And I wouldn’t even put up an … Continue reading

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Show, Don’t Tell… maybe next time…


Having read and enjoyed Leadership Journal editor Skye Jethani’s first book The Divine Commodity, I had high hopes for his new one. Specifically, as that first book had been long on well-placed criticisms and short on answers—and to be fair, … Continue reading

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Address Your Stress


When have you felt like you’ve had more things thrown at you than you could handle? How do you normally respond when that happens? Not all stress is bad. But when it costs us life with God, we have a … Continue reading

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Making What You Know… Known


Read the sentence below, repeatedly.  In fact, each time, emphasize a different word in the sentence  until you’ve tried all six versions. Ready? Go: “I didn’t say you were ugly.” What different meanings did you get out of this one … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Agenda — some opening fragments


We want to do the right thing, but very often we don’t know what the right thing is. Oddly enough, this is often when prayer is most effective. There are times where God gives us the confidence to pray for … Continue reading

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