5 Surprisingly Easy Ways to Lead Better at Home

Remember your first date? You were so focused on making a great impression: You thought through where to take her about 1000 times. You were deeply interested in her and listened more than you spoke. You held the door open. You had only kind things to say. You even bought a new shirt. You were…

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The Casualty of Christmas

  This post is for all of us who ‘work’ in ministry. It’s for all of us who are on staff, for elders and for volunteers who work so hard that they might as well pay you. It’s Christmas, and while we sit on the best news to ever hit the planet – the coming…

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Best Thing…Hardest Thing

I’ve got one of the best things in my life happening in the next few days, and I’m also up against one of the hardest disciplines I face. I’m going on vacation. That’s the best part.  Nine days starting today with the famous you-can-only-understand-this-if-you’re-Canadian 22 hour non stop drive to the FLA.  Seven nights to…

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Rhythm and Rest

So I’m having a non-productive day today.  A great breakfast meeting, but my focus started fading shortly thereafter.  No shortage of stuff to do and I don’t even want to take a nap – just not enough focus to accomplish anything significant. Question:  do our body and mind ever conspire to force us into time…

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