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The Relaunch of Church Tech Today

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I'm a bit late in reporting this, but I've recently finished a project helping Lauren Hunter to relaunch ChurchTechToday.com. She broke the news over a month ago but I've been a bit busy with some unforeseen projects to write about it. …

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Live Life With a Sword and a Trowel

I love the part of Nehemiah, in chapter four, when Nehemiah commands the families who are rebuilding the walls to grab both a sword and a trowel, and to rotate between who works and who stands guard. It's a wonderful picture of the Christian life - one that Charles Spurgeon captured well in his classic …

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Today, We Take a Little Leap

Jumping Squirrel

I'm writing this brief note just a couple of hours before my wife gets home... from work... for the last time (at least for a really, really long time). We've never done this before. She's going to stay at home. She's a little excited and a little nervous. I'm pretty happy about the whole experiment. We …

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I Owe, I Owe, It’s Off to Work I Go

I remember seeing that phrase on a license plate once and laughing. But sadly, that's how many of us live our lives. We work because we have to do so. I think it's one of the reasons get-rich-quick programs are so successful at recruiting people. We have a dream, for some reason, of being rewarded for being …

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The Rut, the Rat Race, and the Daily Grind

Hit the snooze button. Crawl out of bed after the second alarm. Hit the shower. Choose a shirt. Make the coffee. Start the car. Fight the traffic. Punch the clock. Meet the clients. Please the boss. Grab lunch. Please the boss some more. Punch the clock again. Fight the traffic. Fix dinner. Watch television. …

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But What Can You Do?

I have a good friend who is VP of Human Resources for a well-known company. We used to have lunch together about once per month to catch up and talk about leadership together. He told me how he made it to his current position and it was a story that permanently inspired me. It all revolved around a question, …

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Relating the Ten Commandments to Business

I have a firm opinion that living out the Christian faith in the workplace is one of the most powerful keys to reaching our culture for Christ. This begins with a testimony of integrity. My friend Joshua Ramsey has written a pretty neat article about integrating the Ten Commandments into life in the business …

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The Rush of Summer

Isn't summer supposed to be our vacation from the busyness of life? This summer, for the Cox family, is flying right by in a whirlwind of activity. We've traveled to see family in three different states (Missouri and Georgia for Angie, Kentucky for me). We're getting ready to spend a week at church camp. And …

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As American As…

Last night, I saw the inside of the new Busch Stadium as we watched the Los Angeles Angels topple the Cardinals 10 - 6. We did, however, get to see three Cardinals homeruns, including one by Sir Albert! It really is true that there isn't a poor view in the park. We were in the third tier over the third base …

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Graduation Day

Today was kind of tough... for Momma anyway. We saw our little girl "walk the line" to graduate from Preschool. The theme was What A Wonderful World, which all nineteen graduates sang together. They actually played Pomp and Circumstance as they marched in. She got a diploma and an award for Developing the Most …

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