Career Change: Moving Up, Moving On, Moving Out (Part 1)

Personnel changes come in three forms – moving up, moving on, and moving out. In the course of a career, most people are subjected to…

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The Influence of a Leader Who Loves

  John Maxwell declares, “All leadership is influence.” Michael McKinney presses the thought, “Leadership is intentional influence.” A leader who gives in love is a…

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What God Wants – FOR – Me?

  Honestly, you would have misread the title of this blog if I hadn’t set aside the key word, FOR. You are more accustomed to…

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Who Am I? I Am a Follower of Jesus

  Jesus knows who He is:  Bread of Life, Light of the World, Good Shepherd, Resurrection and the Life.  And, me? I am one who…

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YOUR OWN GETHSEMANE

Jesus left the upper room and made straight for the Garden of Gethsemane: The night air carried the odors and noises of overcrowded Jerusalem. The…

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God’s Glory; the Devil’s Lie

  Consider this thought from a wonderful Christian in the early days of the Church, Irenaeus (130-202 AD):  “The glory of God is a human…

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Who Am I? I Am God’s Child!

“And, who are you?”  You have been asked to introduce yourself.  The expected answers include your work and your family, your good deeds and your…

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Spiritual Authenticity

Scripture: Matthew 11:28-30; Psalm 62   Spiritual authenticity means living true to your best in Christ each day.  First, live true in Christ; be honest and open…

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Make Your Choice!

Scripture:  Joshua 24 “Choose this day whom you will serve” (Joshua 24:15).      The final chapter of Joshua summarizes God’s acts to save his people.  After telling…

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Help My Unbelief

We all are like the man who cried to Jesus, “Lord, I believe, help my unbelief” (Mark 9:24).  The honest expression of trust and fear,…

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