Monthly Archives: July 2008

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Tell me anything but the truth

“God give me strength to face a fact though it slay me. “ Do we really want to hear the truth? Or do we want others to feed us what we want to hear? That’s a tough question, because often … Continue reading

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Me versus the world

Do you ever feel like you are all alone at work, fending off the dire wolves with a BB gun? Do you ever feel surrounded by danger and treachery, your heart racing and brow beading with sweat and when you … Continue reading

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The success of others

Admittedly, I have a control problem. I like to control the process, control the goals and control the outcome – start to finish. So training others has always been a problem. I want to be in charge of critical portions, … Continue reading

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What would Noah blog?

By any standards, Noah had tough duty. He was mocked. He was abused. He was harangued at every juncture. Does this sound a little like what you face at work or school or in life? We love the focus of … Continue reading

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Josh Hamilton: U Turns permitted

Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton had the world ahead of him as a high-school senior. Picked no. 1 in the 1999 draft by Tampa Bay, it was a dream come true for the teenager. The Devil Rays believed he was … Continue reading

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Change

Where I work, we’re always talking about the “change curve.” This is the process we each go through when we are forced to undergo a change. Business must constantly adapt to a world that is continually in flux. The change … Continue reading

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Dirty Jobs

Is there such a thing as unholy work? In Jesus’ time, money changing was considered unholy work. But today, “commerce” makes the world go round. What has really changed over time except the name? And consider Zaccheus, who was universally … Continue reading

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Kingdom businesses

It’s easy to cheer when a business finds a classy, noncompromising way to combine faith with growth and job creation. It is so rare to find a business that does business God’s way and is making it! One well known … Continue reading

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"You can take this job"

Our friends over at “Every Square Inch” and also at “Gospel Prism” ask the question — “What if you don’t like your job?” I love what Sam at Gospel Prism says is the typical logic: “1. God wants me to … Continue reading

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