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Ask the former generations

April 24, 2012 by

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In the midst of the conversation between Job and his friends, we see some genuine nuggets of wisdom. Bildad shares great wisdom with Job, and with us for that matter, in Job 8:8-22. He calls Job to listen to the wisdom of those that have gone before him.   “Ask the former generations and find […]

What’s all the Hunger about?

April 17, 2012 by

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The “Hunger Games” is sweeping the country and has become a universal hit among moviegoers and readers, especially young women and girls.  At the center of the story is Catniss; a most intriguing and inspiring heroin.  Yet, why is there such universal appeal to a story whose main plot line runs through child sacrifice as […]

Reading to Lead (4/10/12)

April 10, 2012 by

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Here are some recent articles that might get you to think differently about your leadership, or encourage you in a direction you are already going. Unhealthy Organizations  As leaders in this mission, we all have responsibility for setting the tone in our little corner of the world.  This is a great list of what NOT […]

As I have loved you

April 5, 2012 by

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Today we remember the Last Supper.  The time of Jesus’ final instruction to the disciples. As Jesus knows what is ahead, he wants to leave his disciples with some images that will make the abstract concrete, and ultimately carry down through the ages. We immediately think of the passover meal that Jesus redefines with the […]

Keep your eye on the ball

April 3, 2012 by

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My earliest memories of baseball are coaches yelling for me to “keep my eye on the ball”… to “see the ball, hit the ball”.  Sports that require swinging a bat or a club at a ball – cricket, baseball, golf – demand that simple but elusive skill. As easy as it seems,  keeping your eye […]