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Leadership

Clarity and then Cleverness

May 13, 2019, 0 Comments

The work of leadership is relationally complicated. However, that does not mean it must be systemically complex. In many instances, people have become distracted and the work of the leader is simple: Bring about focus. One of the fastest way to do that is by choosing clarity over cleverness. Within

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Leadership, Ministry

Call Your Pastor Friend

April 24, 2019, 0 Comments

I’ve served on church staff or in some ministry role since 1989. In the beginning, it was internships and part-time positions. Over the last decade, it has been a combination of full-time, bivocational, publishing, and

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Jesus, Music

The Friend of Sinners Dies

April 18, 2019, 0 Comments

Somewhere around 1709, Isaac Watts wrote the words to “The Friend of Sinners Dies” and various tunes have been used to sing the hymn. Read the lyrics slowly and allow your soul to soar with

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