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    Washington In Dependence

    by  • July 4, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Today my wife Kristy and I are in Washington DC for a 4th of July vacation. We arrived Wednesday in time for dinner at Founding Farmers restaurant and good night’s sleep at Hilton Gardens Hotel at 22nd and M Streets NW.  Thursday we toured the U.S. Capital, the seat of the U.S. Congress.  Thanks...

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    Why Follow the Leader?

    by  • June 26, 2015 • 0 Comments

    So far in this series of articles about becoming a person others follow, we have discussed “What Leadership is NOT” and “What Leadership IS.” To sum up both articles, let me propose that leadership is usually defined in three ways:  the position of, the qualities of and the function of. After 46 years in various...

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    Prayer Warriors Wanted

    by  • June 24, 2015 • 0 Comments

    See below the most recent four prayer requests from our online prayer network. As you can see, this is serious. • Lydia:  I need new job asap for health reasons as well as for peace of mind and newly incurred expenses. Please pray that hiring mgrs do not “age discriminate” (50) or “over-qualify” me, and...

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    June 2015 CCN Newsletter

    by  • June 22, 2015 • 0 Comments

    June 2015 CCN Newsletter

    This month’s newsletter feature is a free iDisciple App for Sermons, Devotions and Music in the palm of your hand, tablet, laptop and desktop.   Headline news includes:  Sneak a peek at contents of coming book, Created for Good Works, and signup for 25% off promo code for first printing.  Your donation doubled because of a...

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    What Leadership IS

    by  • June 18, 2015 • 1 Comment

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    The first leadership book I remember reading was Spiritual Leadership by J. Oswald Sanders, Consulting Director for Overseas Missionary Fellowship. While Sanders authored more than 40 books on the Christian life, three personal experiences made this book particularly important to me. My first spiritual mentor, Gayle Jackson, gave it to me for Christmas 1980....

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    What Leadership Is NOT

    by  • June 9, 2015 • 11 Comments

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    A headline in this month’s issue of Christianity Today caught my attention. “Brothers, We Are Not Managers” Author Andrew Wilson began his article with “Every time I write the word elder or eldership on my iPad, the spell checker kicks in and automatically corrects it to leader or leadership.” I was hooked inasmuch as...

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    Wallenda Balances on Wheel

    by  • April 29, 2015 • 1 Comment

    Nik Wallenda #WalktheWheel/ by Julie Fletcher

    How can you keep your balance? Lessons on Balance Life at times looks like spinning plates, with you in the middle trying to keep everything up without you falling down. Sometimes it feels like a circus, and you are the act on the high wire. To fully live life, somehow you have to achieve...

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