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Discovering B4T; The Next Generation Doing Cross Cultural Transformation

GET REAL

Solomon writes, “I have kept my heart pure; I am clean and without sin”? [1] But who can say this? Others may pretend to be pure and holy; others may strive to cover up their failures in life, the pimples on their faces, but we need not go to such lengths. We know we...

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DO YOU WANT YOUR LIFE TO HAVE A HUGE IMPACT?

A friend shared this story with my wife. I was watching a sculptor begin work on a gigantic marble block. He had a huge hammer and a large chisel. He knocked off a large piece of the marble block and then another, pausing occasionally to work on the marble with the...

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DIFFICULT DAYS

28  And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who [ i ]  have been called according to his purpose.  29  For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformedto the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many...

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GREETINGS FROM THE MIDDLE EAST!

Many countries around the world are facing lockdowns, social distancing and restrictions for more than a month now because of the pandemic. Compared to some of our colleagues in the region, the situation here is still good. We are allowed to go outside and move around...

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THE WORLD IS STILL CHANGING!

Change was never optional, but now change is essential. The world today, May 4, 2020; is not the same as April 4, 2020. And it is very likely the world will be even more different June 4, 2020. Are you ready? Check your business plan. If your business model today...

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AN “A” for AFFORT

Another blog on COVID-19? Yes, and no. When we are facing some difficult days which require us to make difficult decisions we need to remember our core values: relationships, accountability, transparency and excellence. These are paramount on both good and bad days....

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KEEPING OUR FOCUS

In Matthew 26, we learn of Jesus’ visit to the home of Simon the leper. As a leper, Simon had lived a harsh life. Likely, he lived outside the village in a dark, musty cave, isolated from society. His friends of his youth had abandoned socializing with him, though...

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PSALMS 91

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High, who abides in the shadow of the Almighty, 2  will say to the LORD, “My refuge and my fortress; my God, in whom I trust.” 3  For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence; 4  he will...

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COVID-19 TIMES

This post is by Mauricio Alvarez Covid-19 is causing havoc with many of our businesses. Some of us are having to release employees as we are unable to meet payroll. Dismissing poor quality employees is easier but firing loyal, qualified, and valuable staff as the...

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TESTINGS

I’ve been going through some times of testing. The following is a lesson my mentor, Jerry, has been encouraging and reminding me of. I have been thinking about what comes out of me in those unguarded moments when things surprise, jar, disrupt, disappointment me....

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T4T: Thought for Today

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Edith Wharton

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