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Pat Summitt and the Key to Leadership

Pat Summitt and the Key to Leadership

According to Pat Summitt, the key ingredient to leadership is emotional maturity. Hope you take some time this summer to think through this key ingredient for your leadership. Look forward to seeing you in September. “The point guard position in basketball is one of the great tutorials on leadership, and it ought to be taught in classrooms. Anyone can perfect a dribble with muscle memory; very few people are able to organize and direct followers, which is a far more…

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Living a Life of Stunning Significance

Living a Life of Stunning Significance

Every Christian man is called to get involved in God’s work in some way…Sadly, I have known many Christian men who felt like losers because they were never war heroes, sports stars, or corporate titans. -Richard Phillips The Christian life is not only for the “extraordinary”, but for the “ordinary” as well. Read the full blog here.

Your Summer Training Program

Your Summer Training Program

Paul tells Timothy to: “Train (not try) yourself to be godly. Physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.” I Timothy 4 I hope you have a plan over the summer. If you don’t, I suggest you call a friend or two and commit to a training routine for the next 12 weeks. Here are a couple of helpful resources: Spiritual Disciplines for…

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Keller, Piper, and Carson on Staying the Course in a Changing Culture

Keller, Piper, and Carson on Staying the Course in a Changing Culture

As Western culture has changed, prevailing attitudes toward Christianity have changed with it. There’s no denying this reality. But what about Tim Keller, John Piper, and Don Carson? Has their attitude toward matters of Christ and culture evolved over the years as the world around them has grown more hostile to Christianity?  

Moses Deals with Conflict – Leadership Lesson

Moses Deals with Conflict – Leadership Lesson

There are all kinds of ways to deal with conflict. One way is to fight. There is a problem though: there is only one winner and everyone else gets hurt. Here’s a funny example: Handling conflict was of mighty importance in Moses’ life. Immediately after he delivered the Israelites out of Egypt, the conflict and complaints begin. When you read about Moses’ 40 years of leadership it reads like 40 years of conflict – with people he leads, enemies, himself, and even…

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