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Encouragement in Ecclesiastes

27 Jan

God’s much more interested in who you become than what you can do for him. Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God and keep His commandments, For this is man’s all. (Ecclesiastes 12:13) Are you caught up in the rat race? [A much better (more powerful) open question is “What can […]

Character: Daniel Had What it Took!

14 Jan

Talent is a gift, but character is a choice! Then King Nebuchadnezzar fell on his face, prostrate before Daniel, and commanded that they should present an offering and incense to him. The king answered Daniel, and said, “Truly your God is the God of gods, the Lord of kings, and a revealer of secrets, since […]

Gain Credibility

24 Nov

Our influence has more to do with the life we live than our position or title. A wise servant will rule over a son who causes shame, And will share an inheritance among the brothers. (Proverbs 17:2) We gain credibility when our life matches our talk and when both add value to others! It’s not […]

Leaders are Developed

05 Aug

Leaders aren’t born – they are developed! For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. (Proverbs 2:6) Where do most people go to learn leadership? They search in many places including books, conferences, friends, etc. But the truth is that the best source of leadership teaching today is the same […]

I Bless You

22 Jul

I bless you with joy and laughter! “.. not returning evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary blessing, knowing that you were called to this, that you may inherit a blessing.” (1 Peter 3:9) In October 2004, I visited the Focus on the Family headquarters in Colorado Springs for the annual […]