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My One Word for 2015

January 19, 2015 9 Comments
My One Word for 2015

As I am a fairly avid blog reader I kept seeing people picking a single word to set a theme for 2015. At first I did not think much about it and wrote it off to just a social media fad. I have not read Mike Ashcraft’s book titled My One Word.  However, the one […]

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Another Year of Great Reads – What I read in 2014

January 5, 2015 7 Comments
Another Year of Great Reads – What I read in 2014

I have a simple goal to read just 20 books each year. I know there are many who read a lot more than that but 20 is the right number for me. In 2014 I barely completed that goal by reading 21. It was a busy year.   Please note that the lack of comments […]

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2015 – 365 New Days

December 29, 2014 6 Comments
2015 – 365 New Days

If you are like me (and a lot of other people) you have been putting a lot of thought into your goals for 2015. We like to begin a new year thinking of what we want to accomplish by December a year from now. All the experts tell us we need to create new goals […]

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Wishing you a Merry Christmas

December 23, 2014 8 Comments
Wishing you a Merry Christmas

I just wanted to wish you all wonderful and Merry Christmas!! I pray that you will be able to slow down in the next few days and take a moment to reflect on the love of a father who would send his son so that once again we would be able to enjoy a full […]

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Playing Hurt

November 24, 2014 8 Comments
Playing Hurt

“The athlete knows the day will never come when he wakes up pain-free. He has to play hurt.” – Steven Pressfield, The War of Art Therefore, since we also have such a large cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us lay aside every weight and the sin that so easily ensnares us. Let us run […]

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A Leader’s Most Important Question

November 17, 2014 4 Comments
A Leader’s Most Important Question

Every Leader must ask himself, “Do I want survival, success or significance?” – John Maxwell   I have to admit that for too many years I lived for survival. Sure I had big dreams but that is all they really were, just dreams. My focus was to just make it through the day. I only […]

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The Prayers of Paul

November 11, 2014 2 Comments
The Prayers of Paul

This week I have a guest post on the Prayers of Paul over at Chris Hendrix’s blog:  Devotions by Chris, Here is just a snippet: Paul lived an incredible life. He went from an aggressive persecutor of the church to an aggressive follower of Jesus Christ. He was shipwrecked three times, bitten by a venomous […]

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A Priest for The World

November 3, 2014 6 Comments
A Priest for The World

When Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralyzed man, “Son, your sins are forgiven.” – Mark 2:5   This verse in Mark (also found in Luke 5:20 and Matthew 9:2) has always been a favorite of mine. Four men cared so much about their paralyzed friend they were willing to risk climbing onto […]

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Wear Your Dream

October 20, 2014 3 Comments
Wear Your Dream

“Dare to Dream: Have the desire to do something bigger than yourself. Prepare the dream: Do your homework; be ready when the opportunity comes. Wear the dream: Do it. Share the dream: Make others a part of the dream, and it will become even greater than you had hoped.” – Florence Littauer  Life is filled […]

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Why I Love Mondays

October 13, 2014 6 Comments
Why I Love Mondays

‘In the morning when you awake and behold the light, consider that you behold a fresh manifestation of the lovely glory of God.’ – Jonathan Edwards   Happy Monday! By the time this posts I will be on the road heading to work in downtown Atlanta. While my computer boots up I will head off […]

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