Nothing is as Good as it seems & Nothing is as bad as it seems.....

Nothing is as Good as it seems & Nothing is as bad as it seems…..

Let me start with an apology of sorts, maybe an excuse or an explanation… I have been neglectful in meeting my own self imposed standards…

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Happy, Happy, Happy New Year

Happy, Happy, Happy New Year

I recently read a blog post written by Dr. James Emery White entitled “New Years Resolutions for you and your church 2016”.  I do not…

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The day after Christmas

The day after Christmas

December 26, 2016 The day after Christmas. Maybe you are feeling a bit let down or maybe you are still riding the wave of emotion…

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Illuminate the darkness with your light

Illuminate the darkness with your light

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light. For those who lived in a land of deep shadows — light! sunbursts of…

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More on fences

More on fences

We are currently building fence, or rather, having some fence built on a piece of pasture land. Some of you will take the position of…

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Fences

Fences

Strong fences make good neighbors Have you heard it said, “Don’t feed your neighbor’s goats?” Once we begin to take on the problems of our…

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Accountability - Its Still the One

Accountability – Its Still the One

As leaders, we are required to hold folks accountable for their wrongs from time to time. It is hard. And, it should never get to…

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Expectations Too

Expectations Too

Expectations can and do lead to frustration I recently read that frustration is the place between expectation and experience. You may have heard it said,…

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Expectations

Expectations

I recently read that frustration is the place between expectation and experience. I expect that pretty well describes when I feel frustrated. We want to have…

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Call for the Question

Call for the Question

One of the foundational lessons of parliamentary procedure is calling the question. Once an agenda topic is called, discussion is opened on the agenda item….

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