RELATIONSHIPS – A FAMILY REMINDER

RELATIONSHIPS – A FAMILY REMINDER

In the book If It Ain’t Broke…Break It!, Robert Kriegel shares a story I’ve never forgotten. I knew all about focusing on strengths and not emphasizing weaknesses, I had read the research, I had even written about it. Yet it slipped my mind when dealing with...
THE HEART OF A B4Ter

THE HEART OF A B4Ter

This post is written from notes from a talk given by Rick Love.   Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life. (Proverbs 4:23, NIV) Like a magnet, this verse has kept drawing me back to its truth, demanding further meditation and obedience....
PUT NOT YOUR TRUST IN PRINCES

PUT NOT YOUR TRUST IN PRINCES

The following is contributed by a worker in the Arab world. Psalm 146 Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord, O my soul!I will praise the Lord as long as I live; I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom...

STANDING FAST

There’s a story, I don’t know if it’s true or not, of 4 men climbing the most difficult face of the Matterhorn. A guide, a tourist, a second guide and a second tourist were all roped together. As they went over a particularly difficult place, the lower tourist lost...

DISCIPLESHIP IS DISCIPLINE

When one of your employees is consistently late or talks trash about others, what do you do? Do you let it slide because she is a top performer? Do you make excuses for her because she might not know better? Do you fire her so as to send a message to the rest of your...
ON BEING A DISCIPLE

ON BEING A DISCIPLE

Part 1 of a series of 5 posts on being a disciple. Thanks to Jim Petersen for many of these ideas in this series of blogs, and to Mike Kotecki who originally discipled me. In Matthew 9, we read that Jesus was traveling and teaching around Galilee. One day He stopped...