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The Seed Does Not Return Void

A while ago, we pulled into the church parking lot and I was prepared to drop everyone off at the door when all of a sudden the hood filled with steam. It is never a good sign to see the steam fill the hood…

Forward Thinking – 8 Keys to Changing Your Way of Thinking

“And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise.Keep putting into practice all you learned and received…

Connections – Cultivating a Dream Team

 “I can do what you cannot do. You can do what I cannot do.  Together we can do great things.”  Mother Teresa          Have you ever gotten involved in a project that seemed to be overwhelming?  Did you try to carry…

Does a Good Reputation Really Matter?

       It is not enough to say that you are a Christian.  It’s pretty simple that people only care about your Christianity with the fact that you act like a Christian. Going to church on Sunday and Wednesday does not designate you…

Freedom is never Free

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”  – Declaration of Independence 4 July 1776 There were…

3 Keys in Overcoming a Critic

“To escape criticism—do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.” —Elbert Hubbard One of the things that I am sure of in life is this; not every person is going to like what you have to say. For certain, there will be those who will troll…

You Have Been Set Up

“May He give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed.”                                                          …

5 Ways to Honor Your Customers

The Customer is not always right. When I typed that for the first time, I knew that I might get a bit of a backlash from it. We have, as a culture, been trained to read the following as truth; “The Customer Is Always Right.”  Unfortunately,…

To Forget Is To Fail

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” George Santayana Today, many of you who read this will go out and BBQ, celebrate the day off or watch some great sports on TV. There will be some who will party like…

God’s Stamp of Approval

“For the Lord your God is living among you. He is a mighty savior. He will take delight in you with gladness. With his love, he will calm all your fears. He will rejoice over you with joyful songs.”                  …

5 Ways to Refill After Burnout

“Burnout is a way of telling you that your form of activism was perhaps not very full circle.” – Gloria Steinem Last year, I encountered somet hing that was a bit different. Most men wouldn’t admit it out loud to their wives or even…

Is Longevity Killing Your Career?

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein If you have been following our journey for any length of time, it is no surprise that I would be writing about my departure in one fashion or…