Category Archives: Leadership

What a Friend We Have in Jesus!

Before he went to the cross to pay for sins of all humanity, Jesus spent considerable time preparing his disciples for his departure. Chapters 14-17 of John’s gospel record a lot of Jesus’ words as he gets his followers ready … Continue reading

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Renewed Strength

A reporter once interviewed the legendary baseball player Ty Cobb long after Cobb’s years as a player had ended. The reporter asked, “What do you think you would hit if you were playing today?” Cobb replied, “About .290 or .300.” … Continue reading

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Lawn Care

In a few weeks I will wrap up the seventh summer of mowing the grass at the house that my wife and I built. My how time flies! We moved into the house on a snowy day in February. There … Continue reading

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From One Little Spark

A 19-year-old sailor was charged with arson as a result of an incident that happened in the summer of 2020. The sailor allegedly became so disgruntled with his duties that he set off a spark that turned into a blaze … Continue reading

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How We Are Valued

Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Every man is entitled to be valued by his best moments.” We would all hope that such would be the case for us. We all have had our moments that have not exactly been our best! … Continue reading

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Did You Notice the Difference?

There is a story told about a church that was struggling financially. The preacher asked one of the members to take on the responsibility of overseeing the congregation’s finances. The man, who was the manager of the local grain elevator, … Continue reading

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Joseph: Man with a Plan

While in prison, Joseph gained a reputation for being able to interpret dreams (Genesis 40). When Pharaoh had some disturbing dreams, he was told about a prisoner who might be able to give him an interpretation, so he called for … Continue reading

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Joseph: Man of Forgiveness

Joseph’s brothers had cruelly sold him into slavery. Years later, Joseph found himself second-in-command in Egypt. Furthermore, he was in charge of the food that Egypt had stockpiled to get them through the famine that had been predicted. When his … Continue reading

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Joseph: Man of Integrity

Joseph’s jealous and hate-filled brothers sold him into slavery. Genesis 39 tells us that he ended up in Egypt as a slave to Potiphar, one of Pharaoh’s officials. Joseph did such a good job for his master that Potiphar promoted … Continue reading

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Joseph: Man of Dreams

In Genesis 37 we are introduced to a remarkable young man by the name of Joseph. Only 17 years old, Joseph knew that God had a plan for his life. God showed that to him in a couple of dreams. … Continue reading

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