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A Disciplined Life

By Shaun Blakeney | Sep 16, 2016

Who loves discipline?  I don’t think there is anyone on planet earth that loves discipline.  No one truly loves being disciplined or having discipline. Being disciplined and having discipline are really the same thing. The definition of “discipline”: training to ensure proper behavior. I can remember when I was a kid and I would get…

Teaming up for the win

By Julie Mullins | Sep 12, 2016

1 Corinthians 14:33 “For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all the churches of the saints.” Everyone wants to be on a winning team and it’s no different in the church. Leaders help people win by setting them up for success. And that takes organizing, planning and most importantly,…

Excited

By Todd Mullins | Sep 10, 2016

What gets you excited? Is it a great ball game with your favorite team winning in the last few minutes of the game? Or maybe it’s an unbelievable sale at the mall? There are many things that can capture our passions and excitement. In our Luke chapter 10, the disciples returned from a deliverance service,…

Shortchanged

By James Duvall | Sep 9, 2016

Have you ever been shortchanged? You’re at the store, paying cash for a purchase and realize, only after leaving the store, you have not received the correct change, or you have been overcharged. Or, you pull away from a drive-through only to realize that your complete order is not in the bag. We all know…

How to Get Volunteers to Engage with Your Mission

By Dale Hudson | Sep 8, 2016

Did you know that only 13% of employees worldwide and only 33% of employees in the U.S. are engaged in their jobs?  If the percentage of engagement is that low in people’s jobs, imagine how low it is with volunteers. Stop and think about it for a minute.  Are your volunteers truly engaged with the…

Why a tree

By Tara Baldwin | Sep 4, 2016

But his delight is in the law of the Lord, And in His law he meditates day and night. He will be like a tree firmly planted by streams of water, Which yields its fruit in its season And its leaf does not wither; And in whatever he does, he prospers.  Psalm 1:2-3 (NASB) I love the simple complexity of…

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