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Book Review – Better and Faster

My overall reaction after finishing “Better and Faster” by Jeremy Gutsche is wow. Simply wow. While I have read business books in the past, I have not read entrepreneurial books. I don’t really have...

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Book Review: Visioneering by Andy Stanley

Using the biblical account of Nehemiah, Andy Stanley gives a “blueprint” for cultivating a God sized vision. Stanley also weaves his own story of visioning, or visioneering, through Nehemiah’s story. Visioneering can be viewed...

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The Fallacy of Finished

Nothing is ever really finished. Instead, everything is in process. This is why we can purchase “new and improved” products for our homes, a new “version” of a car, or updates for our phones. We...

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The Soul that Loves

The soul that walks in love neither tires others nor grows tired. St. John of the Cross   –

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Open for Life

A basic disposition of life is whether we are open or closed off. When we are closed off, we fight for everything we can get. Subtle fear grips us because life might not happen the...

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He was to overthrow Israel’s enemies. That was the hope. The Jewish people expected a Messiah who would set them free. They knew things were not the way they were supposed to be. Their...

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First Steps toward Revitalization

I have become convinced that the first steps toward revitalization includes focusing on the mission and vision of a church. The mission of the United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ...

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Advent Preparation

The day after Thanksgiving. Some celebrate it as Black Friday. I’ve done that a couple of times, but now, I want to stay as far away as possible. Now  I celebrate this day with...