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Offering Hope And 5,000 Salads To A Community In Need

Today, 20 churches from various denominations in the city of Roswell, GA came together to address the needs of the hurting and under-resourced in our city in an event called Roswell Day of Hope. Roswell Day of Hope, a ministry of “Hope Roswell,” is a nonprofit organization, made up of local churches, nonprofits, businesses, health agencies, Roswell […]

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5 Reasons People May Be Leaving Your Church

The latest census numbers are out and people are leaving Detroit in alarming numbers.  The USA Today reports that the Detroit population dropped 25% during the last decade to a number of 713,777, their lowest number since 1910. What was interesting to me was why the people were leaving.  These reasons are something that all […]

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Leaders, Here Is Why You Need To Ditch Your Assumptions

Joel Achenbach of the Washington Post wrote a very interesting article on Japanese geologists.  You see, these geologists have long predicted a major earthquake in Japan.  However, this event was not to happen 80 miles off the coast but rather 231 miles southwest.  This would have placed it along a fault line just southwest of Tokyo. “It took place in a stretch […]

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What Churches Should Learn From Social Media And The Egyptian Revolution

Savvy leaders have always understood the powerful influence of social media.  Here are some quotes from the last 24 hours with key applications for all leaders, specifically those in the local church. Courtesy of http://news.egypt.com “Twitter was used by people on the ground to relay what was happening,” said Rasha Abdulla, head of the Mass Communication […]

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Why Men Cheat

Infidelity is generally a death sentence to any relationship and leadership influence a man may have.  With the stakes so high, one must wonder why someone would risk everything for momentary pleasure.  Recently, Josh Reich, Lead Pastor of Revolution Church in Tucson, AZ, brought to my attention a Gallup study put out by Men’s Health magazine. The article gave their 4 reasons for […]

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7 Tips To An Effective Parent-Teacher Conference

  “We’re going to be meeting with your teacher” can be the scariest eight words in child’s life.  This past week it was time for a conference with her History teacher, Mr. Hanenburg. Here’s a little background on Mr. Hanenburg after watching him for a couple of years.  He’s about my age and seems like a nice man.  As a 5th grader, […]

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These People Get A Pat-Down Every Day Of Their Life

Air travel has never been glamorous but it is more challenging now than ever.  The USA Today’s report that India’s Ambassador to the United States Meera Shankar was recently selected at Jackson-Evers International Airport for a pat-down was the latest in a number of highly publicized issues.  While this has caused our country some embarrassment, it reminded me […]

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