Monthly Archives: November 2012

picking team (and unhealthy avoidance)

Do you lead a team? And if you do, do you ever run into problems when you’ve picked the wrong person for your team? I’ve been reading Good to Great by Jim Collins lately, and this quote totally struck a … Continue reading

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what do you make?

Do you work for a church? And if you do, what are the implications of being paid by your church to go and make disciples (which is, hopefully, what your job with your church is about), when everyone else who’s … Continue reading

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arise, come away

Just some lyrics from a spontaneous ihop song that’s really speaking to me this week. “It’s the voice of my Beloved God, behold — He conquers the mountains, He beckons me to come, He says, ‘Leave your fears behind.’ And … Continue reading

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my sister’s baby boy (and, grace in immaturity)

It’s been an interesting past couple of days. I made some tough relational choices about telling certain people certain things — things that I could have not allowed to become such big issues, and things that maybe, since they were … Continue reading

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psalm 73

“I am continually with you…” — Psalm 73.23 Whoa. Mindblown.

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grace is not opposed to effort

“Grace is not opposed to effort. It is opposed to earning. Effort is action. Earning is attitude. You have never seen people more active than those who have been set on fire by the grace of God.” Amazing quote from … Continue reading

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boast in this

“Thus says the LORD: Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches, but let him who boasts boast in this, that … Continue reading

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