Got Potential?

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Obedience vs. Proactivity

June 25th, 2010 · No Comments

Management guru Stephen Covey says that being ‘proactive’ is the first of seven habits of highly effective people. According to Covey’s ridiculously popular book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (of course), being proactive doesn’t just mean taking initiative, it means choosing your response to what happens to you. Covey writes that most people […]

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One Oil Drum at a Time

November 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment

“In your unfailing love you will lead the people you have redeemed.” (Exodus 15:13) I once heard a story about two young men who made a goal of riding through the Sahara Desert on motorcycles. There aren’t a lot of street signs in the Sahara and this was long before the days of GPS devices. […]

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The Path of God

December 16th, 2008 · No Comments

“Show me your ways, O Lord, teach me your paths;” (Psalm 25:4) One of my favorite movie scenes comes from “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.” It’s where Indy discovers the cave where the Holy Grail is supposed to be, but he’s separated from the chamber holding the Grail by impassable abyss. His guide book […]

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Purpose Weekly Back to Basics

September 21st, 2008 · 3 Comments

Sticking to My Knitting “The man who plants and the man who waters have one purpose, and each will be rewarded according to his own labor.” (I Corinthians 3:8) This letter, ‘Purpose Weekly,’ is about uncovering and living out the purpose God has intended for our lives.  Each of us has a purpose, a reason […]

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