Category Archives: Leadership

Alignment

My wife and I bought a new car a few months ago. Well, it was new to us—a 2017 model. We knew that the car had been wrecked, but we liked the way that it looked and drove, so we … Continue reading

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Test of Character

“Money is one of the acid tests of character and a surprising amount of space is given to it in Scripture…Whether a man is rich or poor, observe his reaction to his possessions and you have a revealing index to … Continue reading

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Spokesperson

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was concerned that his responsibilities in the Senate during the impeachment trial would hinder his ability to campaign effectively in Iowa. He couldn’t be in two places at one time, and he would be at a … Continue reading

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Your Standard of Measure

Years ago there was a law on drunk driving that was passed in Louisiana that was one of the toughest laws in the nation. A prison sentence became mandatory for anyone convicted of driving while intoxicated. Getting the law passed … Continue reading

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Give Thanks in All Circumstances

Matthew Henry, the famous Bible scholar, was once accosted by thieves and robbed of his money. Following that event he wrote these words in his diary: “Let me be thankful first because I was never robbed before; second, although they … Continue reading

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Humble Service

Years ago someone visited the church in Plains, Georgia where President Jimmy Carter is a member. The visitor noticed that the church had some sign-up sheets for members to volunteer for particular jobs that needed to be done in the … Continue reading

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Making Good Sense

Jeremiah 10:21 contains a dire warning for anyone in a position of leadership in the church—“The shepherds are senseless and do not inquire of the Lord; so they do not prosper and all their flock is scattered.” No one wants … Continue reading

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Beyond Reading

I have quite a few books on my shelf about eating and exercising properly. I subscribe to a magazine that has all kinds of articles about diet and workouts. I enjoy reading and about fitness and saving some of the … Continue reading

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No Looking Back!

Luke 17:32 contains a short warning—“Remember Lot’s wife!” We all should remember what happened to Lot’s wife. Lot had been warned that he needed to flee the coming destruction of Sodom. He and his family were to leave without looking … Continue reading

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Finally!

Mariah Carey’s original holiday classic, “All I Want for Christmas Is You”, has reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart—25 years after its release! I don’t know how often hit songs attain such a level of … Continue reading

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