A bad choice starts much earlier than the moment of decision. Sin starts small before growing bigger. In the moment, when temptation is before me, my choice relies on what is already inside my heart. Small inputs in the days leading to this moment heavily influence my capability to act with integrity. Small moments of … Continue reading Check Your Inputs
Tag: Christian Leadership
A fascinating topic from the consistently-intriguing John Eldredge. I recommend his insightful book, Walking with God. Walking with God is a skill; a discipline that we learn and apply over time. With this work, we follow Eldredge over the course of one year of his real life examples; his real-life walk with God. How does … Continue reading Book Review: “Walking with God,” by John Eldredge
“We are too young to realize that certain things are impossible...So we will do them anyway.” ~William Wilberforce. It's certainly interesting to wonder how many of the deeds of great men and women have been lost to the pages of history. Some historians and authors consider it a sacred job to resurrect, if you will, … Continue reading Book Review: “Amazing Grace,” by Eric Metaxas
As one of the most renown and successful men in the Old Testament, Joshua stands out as a God-fearing leader. His exploits are well-known, assuming command from Moses, conquering the promised land for the nation of Israel, and delivering upon the richness of God's promises made to Abraham so many years before. His words and … Continue reading Lessons from Joshua’s Final Addresses to Israel
Certainly you’ve had multiple conversations this week with friends, family, and co-workers. Some feel elated, and others feel devastated. Each of us needs walked back in from the ledge sometimes. Indeed, there are other times when we all need to be brought back down from the clouds. There’s no shortage of extreme emotions. Right, wrong, … Continue reading Come in from the ledge.
BOOK REVIEW Moving Mountains: Praying with Passion, Confidence, and Authority by John Eldredge How do you pray? How do you speak with the Master and Mankind, the Creator of the Universe? By sometimes merely repeating oft-used phrases, key words, and habitual thanks and requests? Me too. I now think about it differently. Eldredge challenges prayer … Continue reading Book Review / “Moving Mountains: Praying with Passion, Confidence, and Authority”
“Tell me about yourself.” “What 3 words would your friends use to describe you?” Have you been asked these questions during an interview? Wonder why? The interviewer wants to know a whole lot more about your level of self-awareness, and less about the exact answers to these questions. What’s your self-concept? So many are absolutely … Continue reading What’s your self-concept?