Category Archives: Success

Advice to a Pastor Under Attack

Recently a young pastor with a heavy heart contacted me. He was overwhelmed and brokenhearted by critics in his church and pleaded for prayer. I have added portions of his original message below. I have made changes to keep his … Continue reading

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Your Church – You Didn’t Build That!

 “If you’ve got a business, you didn’t build that! Someone else made that happen!” -President Barak Obama Since our president made that statement[i] he has received a backlash of criticism. Some believe that it reveals a philosophy of dependence on … Continue reading

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Parents – Back to School!

Among the ubiquitous joys and challenges of parenting is discipline. With every child God creates and entrusts to the care of his or her parents there is the inherent expectation that the parents will do whatever is necessary to train … Continue reading

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Are You Growing?

Some of my earliest and fondest childhood memories are of watching, “The Wonderful World of Disney” as well as early Disney movies. In the childhood classic, “Peter Pan,” there is a part where Wendy falls in love with Peter. Under … Continue reading

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Tim Tebow – For Example

From our childhood we begin looking for inspiration from others. Many of those who were fortunate enough to have our fathers at home as we grew up looked up to them (and not simply because of their height). As children, … Continue reading

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It’s the Little Things

All of us have felt like our income is being eaten away by taxes and expenses, but I doubt any of us have had our savings actually eaten! That’s what happened to $222,000 that was stored in a steel chest … Continue reading

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I was slow to give in, but when I decided to go to an iPhone it wasn’t long before I was “all in.” I liked the phone so much that when I found a reconditioned outgoing model MacBook at an … Continue reading

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