Category Archives: Leadership

Levels of Love

A 6-year-old girl was invited to have dinner at the home of a friend. The friend’s mother asked their young guest if she liked broccoli, and she replied very politely, “Oh, yes. I love it.” But later, when the broccoli … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Humor, Leadership | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jesus on Finances

Some people think that financial matters and spiritual matters are two separate things. Nothing could be further from the truth. Jesus talks a lot about money. Sixteen of the thirty-eight parables are about how to handle money and other possessions. … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Leadership | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Grace and Truth

Firing an employee is one of the toughest jobs a supervisor ever faces. An insurance sales manager was known for his tact and diplomacy. One of his young salesmen was performing so poorly that he had to be terminated. The … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Humor, Leadership | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Hereafter

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the hereafter. Almost every day I walk into a room and stop and ask myself, “What am I here after?” C. S. Lewis said, “If you read history you will find that the … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Communion Meditations, Humor, Leadership | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sermon Hits Home

A preacher once delivered a powerful sermon against the evils of betting, only to find out later that one of the men in his church was a serious gambler. The preacher called the man and explained that his sermon was … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Humor, Leadership | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Value

Years ago, Ripley’s “Believe It or Not” showed the differences of the value of a piece of iron based on what it had been shaped into. A plain bar of iron was worth $5. The same bar of iron, if … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Leadership | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Proper Maintenance

I recently heard a man tell about an accident he had while working in his woodshop. He nearly lost two fingers while cutting a piece of wood on a table saw. After returning from his trip to the emergency room, he … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Leadership | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Busy as a Bee

I just read that a typical bee hive can have 90,000 bees living in it. Just like people, bees have different jobs, with specialized roles to play. Some bees travel around collecting the nectar that eventually becomes honey. Other bees … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Church, Leadership | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Comforting Visit

Philip Yancey relays this story about Beethoven, a man not known for his social grace. Because of his deafness, he found conversation difficult and humiliating. When he heard of the death of a friend’s son, Beethoven hurried to the house, … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Leadership | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Effects of Gossip

A lady once went to talk with her minister about her troubled conscience. After some discussion, he said that her problem was gossip. She quite often maligned people behind their back, which is clearly prohibited in Scripture. “What can I … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Living, Leadership | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment