One of my favorite Old Testament stories is found in Exodus chapter 8. In this story, we see that God has called Moses to approach Pharaoh and instruct him to release the Israelites from slavery and captivity so that they may be free and may worship God. As Pharaoh hardens his heart toward God, God
Nike, Volkswagen, Under Armor, & Apple all have something in common. They all have a trademark that has become an unmistakable identifier of their products. Companies spend a ton of money developing their branding which include these logos / trademarks that mark their product. For example, there is no mistaking a Nike shoe, because of
*The following is an outline from a message to High School students on HOW and WHEN to move on from those things that keep us from God’s best for our lives. Summary: If you want God’s best for your life, you’ve got to move on from the things that rob you from experiencing it. Sometimes
Before my children were good swimmers, I remember the days of taking them to the pool and them spending more time standing on the side of the pool nervously looking at the deep water, than they would actually spend in the water. As much as people would try to coerce them to jump the water,
A church recently asked me what questions their search committee should be prepared to answer when interviewing a candidate. Below are the top five questions I think every interviewer should be prepared to answer and every candidate should ask. (Also included are 50 more questions that will lead to needed discussion in an interview process.)
Countless time and money is spent on searching for the most unique and special gifts to communicate value and love to others. While physical gifts can be quite special and meaningful, don’t overlook the greatest gift you can share with someone. The greatest gift you can give is actually the most valuable gift; in fact,
A periodic “leadership checkup” is a great idea to ensure you are maximizing your influence and leading in a healthy way. Here are five things effective leaders do...