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How to Talk to Your Teen: Ask Questions

How to Talk to Your Teen: Ask Questions

Do you ever wonder if your child will be one of the casualties of the current adolescent culture? Do you worry that while you have had the skills to get your child through their elementary school years that you might not have the parenting skills to help them during their middle school and high school

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How to Hear God’s Voice Above the Noise

Have you ever wondered how to hear God’s voice above the noise of daily life? Sometimes we hear people say, “God told me such-and-such,” and we secretly wonder, How did you know that was God? Elizabeth Alves wrote, ‘God spoke to me’ is one of the most misunderstood phrases among His people; it can create

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What Makes a Leader?

What makes a leader? Rank? Status? Celebrity? Caste? Clout? Style? Is leadership automatically bestowed by a box on the organizational chart? Where do position and power figure into the formula for leadership? And what is the ideal model for leaders? Is it the corporate CEO? The military commander? The head of state? Jesus answered all

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Why Study a Failed Leader?

What kind of leader blows up and throws a spear at one of his most trusted commanders? What kind of leader attempts to kill his own son, his designated successor, in the middle of a conference?What kind of leader customarily sits with his back to the wall so that he cannot be taken by surprise? What kind of

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7 Best Practices for Authentic Leadership

I’ve realized a great lesson about leadership: I’m best when I’m being me. Every leader faces a temptation to project a persona rather than be themselves. They think that in order to maintain the confidence of their team, they must appear faultless, flawless, and ever wise. Yet most organizations need authentic leadership, not perfect ones. I’ve

Matthew 25:40

Kindness is a Calling for all Christians

When we were growing up, my sister and I brought home stray kitties and puppies that had missing fur, broken limbs, and in one case, missing a leg altogether. The animals that had absolutely no hope of ever being adopted and were one breath away from their last—those were the ones we loved the most.

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