Category Archives: Leadership

Being Content

While chained up in a prison cell, the apostle Paul wrote these words—“I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any … Continue reading

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Under-Appreciated

NBA guard Fred VanVleet recently agreed to a new contract that will keep him a member of the Toronto Raptors. VanVleet has played a huge role in the Raptors’ recent success, which includes a march to the 2019 NBA championship. … Continue reading

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Guardrails

The highway department recently put in a much-needed guardrail along a stretch of road near our house. My wife asked me if I had noticed it. I had not, even though I had driven by there a couple of times … Continue reading

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Dirty Jobs

Mike Rowe is probably best known as the host of the television show “Dirty Jobs”, which aired for several years on the Discovery Channel. Rowe would travel to various places to give viewers a glimpse of what it is like … Continue reading

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Empathy

Millions of Jeopardy fans are mourning the loss of the television show’s beloved long-time host, Alex Trebek, who passed away a few days ago after a valiant battle against pancreatic cancer. Trebek seemed to have been born for the role … Continue reading

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Making Progress

I have always liked the message that I saw on a T-shirt years ago—“Be Patient with Me! God Is Not Finished with Me Yet!” We Christians are indeed all works in progress. We never will reach perfection, therefore there is … Continue reading

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Serving Your Purpose

My wife and I are finally getting around to looking through the numerous boxes of things that we thought were so important that we just had to move them here when we settled into this house nearly five years ago. … Continue reading

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Maintaining Standards

I just read an interesting analogy about maintaining standards, and I’d like to share it with you. It was a social media post that used an example from the sports world. In baseball, home plate is 17 inches wide. In … Continue reading

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A Dangerous Prayer

We usually feel quite safe when we are praying, and with good reason. When Christians pray we are having a conversation with our heavenly Father who loves us more than we could ever understand. When we pray we feel snug … Continue reading

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When I Am Old

Old age slowly creeps up on some people. For others, it happens quite suddenly. One day they wake up and can’t believe what they see in the mirror! Growing older is inevitable for those who manage to remain alive. It … Continue reading

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