Lessons Learned on the Journey

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God's Presence Provides

Why is God's presence so important? Moses knew. He realized that he could not accomplish God's purposes without God's presence. In his incredible dialogue with God, Moses said that he…

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Wholesome

In today’s world where cynicism, sarcasm, and edginess are in vogue, “wholesome” sounds rather boring or naïve. I would not want to be thought of as boring or naïve. …

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Teachable Moments on the Journey

Without knowing our destination, any journey becomes a series of wandering trails. Stephen Convey, in his book The 7 Habits of Highly Sucessful People, suggests we must "begin with the end in…

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Results That Matter

I am a results-oriented guy. Give me a goal or challenge and I am quick to respond. Pursuing results is often exciting, but can at times be misleading. …

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What a Legacy!

I say to myself, The Lord is my inheritance, therefore, I will hope in him. Lamentations 3:25 NLT …

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Results That Matter

I am a results oriented guy! Give me a goal or challenge me to do something and I will respond. Pursuing results is often exciting but can at times mislead me. …

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Struggles on the Journey – Forgetfulness

To-do lists litter my desk as I struggle against forgetfulness. Remembering is always a challenge. God has called me to a life of remembering Him and yet I can so easily forget. More than 200 times…

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Struggles on the Journey – Forgetting My Identity

How I view myself - my identity - is shaped by my early childhood development, education, vocational life, family, church and ministry. Blessing and heartbreak in each of these areas are intertwined…

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Struggles on the Journey – Hubris

Hubris – excessive pride and a sense of self-importance - is a constant temptation for me. Yet if you knew me well, you would understand that my hubris constantly rubs shoulders with the…

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Based on a True Story

I sometimes read Reader’s Digest — true stories about real people delivering a more powerful punch than fiction. In fact, movies and books often carry the tagline, based on a true story.…

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