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Transitions and change are inevitable

Transition and Change are Inevitable By Rich Kidd

Transition and Change are Inevitable – Growth is Optional I typically handle transition and change like a teenager learning to drive a manual transmission—lots of lurching stops and grinding gears.  The truth is only Jesus Himself has taught me to shift gears smoothly in life’s transitions. In my own life and work, I’ve found a…

What succeeds a heart attack?

What Succeeds a Heart Attack? By Larry Gadbaugh

Have you ever wondered what succeeds a heart attack? On November 8 I had a heart attack. It wasn’t in my strategic plan. What they call “the Widow-Maker,” since I had no family history, no health indicators, or symptoms of heart problems. But, the good news is, I’ve had good recovery, a good prognosis, and…

A season of being broken into....

The Season of Brokenness By Andrea Leigh Capuyan

The Season of Being Broken Into A season of resurrection, triumph, and feasting. A season of remembrance. For Jesus the time is approaching when his body will be broken for the life of others. Around the communal table of the Passover meal, He beckons us to remember the life God created for us…”be fruitful and…

Pushing the Rest Button in your life!

Pushing the Reset Button By Mark L. Vincent

Pushing the Reset Button in Three Clear Steps When we make major life adjustments, really reset or transform something, it involves three steps: Stopping the direction, we are going. Re-orienting to the new direction, we believe we need to go. Moving in a corrected direction. A Practical Lesson in Pushing Reset A couple of years…

Will you give thanks to the One Who is worthy?

Give Thanks to The One Who Is Worthy By Tami Heim

Will you choose this day to give thanks and praise to God? Each morning I give thanks that God is God. I know he sees all, knows all, and is in control of all things. Regardless of what is happening around the world, I have faith and hope because I believe his promises are true.…

The challenge to define reality.

The Challenge to Define Reality By Scott Rodin

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality.  ~ Max De Pree We may agree that to define reality is good advice, but it may be more difficult than we think. How does a leader define what is real for their organization? The need to define reality assumes that there are a host…

Decision Making According to God's Will

Decision Making by Dr. Thomas Yeakley

Decision Making According to God’s Will Our problem is doing God’s will, not knowing God’s will!  Because God is God, He will have no trouble in communicating to us what He wants us to do.  We must be willing to do whatever He desires for us, before He will let us know His plan for…

God knows and loves you!

God Loves You By Karen Moore

Because God Knows and Loves You God knows everything. He regards you very highly and no matter what is happening in your life, He sees your heart and seeks to have a continual relationship with you. He holds you up with steadfast faithfulness. When life is not moving in the direction you hoped it might,…

Stewarding Unexpected Encounters

Unexpected Encounters By Jon Lewis

Stewarding Unexpected Encounters One of the key lessons I’ve been teaching in my Steward Leader seminars for African audiences is the importance of stewarding encounters and relationships with other people. I usually start out by highlighting what typically goes wrong in relating to others.  We either consider them as: means to our own ends, or…

Beth Guckenberger, Back2Back Ministries on wholeness and belonging

Wholeness and Belonging By Beth Guckenberger

Only Wholeness and Belonging Wholeness and belonging are part of God’s vision for us. Todd and I are always being asked how many cities we’d like to be doing ministry in ten years from now. I could strike a visionary pose and say,”I hope we’ll be in ten new cities, serving ten thousand orphans with…

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