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The Gift of Freedom

Praise God for the Gift of Freedom On this July 4th holiday, Americans celebrate the land of the free. As Christ-centered Americans we also recognize and celebrate the eternal freedom that is only found in the saving grace of Jesus Christ.  For both we give thanks! And you will know the truth, and the truth…

The Battle for Integrity By Dan Busby

  Recognize When the Battle for Integrity Begins While far from perfect, King David is one of the first ones we think of when the discussion turns to integrity. Asaph, the royal court composer, said David shepherded them with “the integrity of his heart and guided them by the skillfulness of his hands” (Psalm 78:72,…

Ignite Hearts of Generosity By Patrick Johnson

Ignite Hearts of Generosity with Your Leadership The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. – J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring What if you were 98 years old? Consider the year 1919 and imagine your town. Was it even recognizable?  Were there paved roads and…

I am a servant By Andrea Leigh Capuyan

“I am a servant of the Lord,” an Invitation to Transformation  “I am a servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” Mary’s words capture the longing of a steward’s heart – an invitation to transformation. In embracing an uncertain path, Mary embarks on the most important work of a…

Call to Action for Nonprofits By ECFA

Action: Stop the Tax on Nonprofit Employee Parking! Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA)  is circulating a position statement as a call for action for nonprofit organizations (including churches) concerned about a provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This Act will require nonprofits to pay taxes on the parking benefits provided by many…

Networking For Good By Pat McLaughlin

NETWORKING IS NOT A NAUGHTY WORD Networking is not a new concept with multi-level companies like Amway and Herbalife and a multitude of other such organizations. Jesus started a multi-level organization that most of us are a part of today (the Church). Jesus recruited and trained the most unlikely bunch ever and impacted the world.…

Teaching Tips from Dr. Gary Hoag

Called to Teach God has gifted some of us to teach, but that does not make it easy! It gets complicated when we have to address controversial topics, when our audiences have a wide range of knowledge and varied expectations, or when God leads us into new teaching settings that take us far outside our…

Pride in Leadership By W. Scott Brown

  Pride in Leadership: The world’s perspective or God’s perspective? Pride is an ever-present temptation for leaders. In the world’s eyes pride in leadership may actually seem beneficial. Today, prideful leaders are often celebrated because they seem “successful.” By mere force of their seemingly self-assured personalities, they shake up the status quo and make change…

The Importance of Modeling By Alex McElroy

 Modeling –  What You See and What You Do In his book, Urban Apologetics, Christopher Brooks recounts the following story on the importance of modeling. On May 6, 1954, on the Iffley Road Track in Oxford, England, Bannister did what was previously assumed to be impossible, and, by physiologists of his era, even dangerous. He…

Heart Health By Mark L. Vincent

Steward Leader Heart Health I am a big fan of the Schumpeter column in The Economist. Several years back, the 2 August 2014 column, Decluttering the Company hit a nerve for me….hard. Two brief quotes from the article made the point, quoting Peter Drucker, “Much of what we call management consists of making it difficult…

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