Tag Archives: God

The Comforting Words Of A Daughter

“You won’t hurt me.  You love me.”  Those seven words make up two of my favorite all-time sentences.  The reason is because several years ago when my daughter was three years old, I asked her to trust me and do something.  As only little girls can, she looked up at me, smiled, and gently said those precious words.  I have to admit that […]

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Auburn Head Football Coach Gene Chizik Is All In At A Local Book Signing

  On Thursday, July 7th national champion Auburn head football coach Gene Chizik came to my hometown of Kennesaw, GA to sign copies of his new book All In at Lifeway Christian Store.  I was unable to attend personally because of job responsibilities.  However, I asked my wonderful wife Sonya if she would purchase the book and get Coach Chizik to autograph it.  […]

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Pastors And Church Leaders, Is Your Church Distinguishable In The City You Live?

Baseball is at its half-way point of the season and parity has set in.  Scoring is at 20 and 30 year lows in the National and American Leagues respectively.  All but a few teams are still in the race. Tom Verducci in the July 4th edition of Sports Illustrated says, “There are no dominant teams capable of pulling away […]

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10 Signs Your Christianity Has Become Too Comfortable

Glamping is a form of luxury camping started by wealthy British people who frequently took African safaris.  Instead of roughing it in the wilderness, these aristocrats vacationed with the best of accommodations such as soft beds, fluffy pillows, and all the modern conveniences such as televisions. This form of relaxation has made its way to the United […]

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Top 10 Most Popular Posts Of June 2011

This is my favorite post I send out each month.  The Top 10 list is simply a great time to reflect on all that happened the previous month and the wonderful times I had interacting with the readers.  But this month is even more special than usual. June 2011 was the most successful month in the history of […]

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What Pastors and Church Leaders Can Learn About Leadership From Transformers 3

Transformers: Dark of the Moon is opening this Friday to lukewarm reviews.  Critics are claiming that while the special effects are phenomenal, the storyline and character development is weak.  Director Michael Bay is unphased by their thoughts. Bay told the USA Today, “There are 300 critics in the world.  There’s tens and tens and tens of millions […]

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18 Things Pastors Need To Know About How Wealthy People Think

Many pastors and church leaders face challenges in effectively connecting with people of great financial means.  I will probably write several posts on this over the next few months but I want to begin by getting into the mind of how financial leaders think. Let’s begin with some foundational statements: Wealthy people are not “better” or “more important” than anyone else. Wealthy people […]

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