RELATIONSHIPS – A FAMILY REMINDER

In the book “If It Ain’t Broke … Break It!” Robert Kriegel shares a story I’ve never forgotten.   I knew all about focusing on strengths and not emphasizing weaknesses, I had read the research, I had even written about it.  Yet it slipped my mind when dealing...

DISCIPLESHIP IS A RELATIONSHIP

Many moons ago, I played semi-professional basketball. One practice the other team stole the ball and had a fast break. I was trailing the play and the guy who stole the ball missed the layup, so I leaped to grab the rebound. The guy running alongside me, who was...

WHAT IF?

What if John 3:16 read: “For God so loved the world, He decided to send His Son; but when He said to His son “GO,” His Son said, “I don’t feel a burden for the lost; besides I am established and have responsibilities and commitments to attend to.” Or, what if… Before...

FOUNDATIONS

This blog has been contributed by a worker in the Middle East. “Why do you call me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say? As for everyone who comes to me and hears my words and puts them into practice, I will show you what they are like. They are like a man building...

DISCIPLESHIP IS DISCIPLINE

When one of your employees is consistently late or talks trash about others, what do you do? Do you let it slide because she is a top performer? Do you make excuses for her because she might not know better? Do you fire her so as to send a message to the rest of your...