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Why You Must Stand Out From the Pack

May 4, 2015 2 Comments
Why You Must Stand Out From the Pack

“Unless you are willing to invest personal effort to change, grow, and separate yourself from the pack – why should any company that desires to create distinction allow you to survive as their employee?”  – Scott McKain  As the industrial revolution began to take hold, schools and universities began to raise up students to be […]

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How to Live a No Excuse Life

April 27, 2015 2 Comments
How to Live a No Excuse Life

“When you are interested in doing something, you do it only when it is convenient. When you are committed to something you accept no excuses.” – Ken Blanchard  Our daily lives are so full of noise and distractions. A lot of that noise is just the stuff of life. We need to work, pay bills, […]

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Praying for Your Calling

April 20, 2015 2 Comments
Praying for Your Calling

It seems to be a deep part of us to live a life of meaning, a life of purpose. At times our calling seems to be an elusive treasure that requires great effort to discover. I know for much of my life I searched and hunted for it myself. It was a constant prayer that […]

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On Track – A Book Review

April 16, 2015 4 Comments
On Track – A Book Review

I am a very heavy blog reader (all bloggers should be). I have over one hundred blogs in my feedly reader. Of course most only get a quick scan; however, there are a few bloggers that I try not to miss. Jon Stolpe is one of those bloggers. A while back I was one of […]

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What is in Your Hand?

April 13, 2015 2 Comments
What is in Your Hand?

 Several months ago on John Michael Morgan’s blog he proposed the question “Is your Excuse worth your success?” This is a very important question for anyone.  “Until you accept the fact that your current circumstances can be changed by you, don’t expect things to change. “ – John Michael Morgan  I used to be the […]

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The Glory of the Resurrection

April 5, 2015 4 Comments
The Glory of the Resurrection

Death has come. Deep within the tomb is darkness. A sealed tomb designed to never again see the light of day. God was not done yet; the work of Christ his only begotten son was not yet complete. Three days had passed and Jesus had taken the keys of death, hell and the grave from […]

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Glory of the Cross

April 3, 2015 0 Comments
Glory of the Cross

The cross a horrible tool of torture and death. It is designed to bring shame, pain and an agonizing death that would take hours. Bones are pulled out of joint, muscles and ligaments stretched and torn, and it is almost impossible to breathe. It is a mocker. You my savior, my redeemer, the one who […]

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Five Days to the Cross

March 30, 2015 2 Comments
Five Days to the Cross

 Yesterday Christians worldwide celebrated Palm Sunday. As the culmination of Jesus earthly ministry drew to a close he enters Jerusalem riding on a donkey. Jews were looking for a warrior king to come and set them free from the tyranny of Rome. However, Jesus did not fit so nicely in that box. He broke all […]

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Called to be Available

March 9, 2015 0 Comments
Called to be Available

Several weeks ago I read a post by Brad Waggoner over at Thom Rainer’s blog. Brad talks about leading when you are in a support role. He made the statement that we are “called to be available.” It may not be what we feel is our eventual calling but we must be available to Jesus […]

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Make Your Greatest Discovery Today

March 2, 2015 2 Comments
Make Your Greatest Discovery Today

“One of the great discoveries of man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.” – Henry Ford, quoted by John Maxwell in Mentoring 101 The greatest limiters in life are the doubts we have about our self. (Click to Tweet) We think of […]

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