Caring for the Least of These

Caring for the Least of These

When Angie and I moved into the first home we ever purchased for ourselves, we moved into an aging neighborhood where we were surrounded by sweet older widows. One day, a van pulled into the driveway of the home across the street and along the side were the words:...
The ONE Big Key to Becoming a Successful Person

The ONE Big Key to Becoming a Successful Person

One key? Is that even possible? Many of the books I’ve read and the speakers I’ve listened to have listed out way more than one key. Napoleon Hill’s Keys to Success offers 17 Principles of Personal Achievement. Grant Cardone teaches about a dozen...
Why You're Not Qualified for the Position… Yet

Why You're Not Qualified for the Position… Yet

If they’d just make me a manager, I’d make this company better. If I could just find a staff position, I could really serve people. If I just had a church of my own to pastor. I used to think that way. When I went to college, I wanted nothing more than to...
Three Prerequisites to Leading Others Well

Three Prerequisites to Leading Others Well

Being loud doesn’t make you a leader. Neither does being popular. Leadership is influence, and influence means taking people in a direction they wouldn’t otherwise be going – hopefully forward. Ambition isn’t enough to qualify you to lead....

Ranting on Facebook versus Doing the Hard Stuff

Ranting and raving on Facebook about how the immoral, evil, liberal, leftist, socialists have taken over and will be the demise of our country doesn’t equate to you “standing up for what is right” or “making a difference.” It means you...
8 Reasons to Take a Sunday to Serve Outside the Church Walls

8 Reasons to Take a Sunday to Serve Outside the Church Walls

We called ours We Love NWA because that’s how people refer to our community. Whatever you call it, we’re glad we took a weekend away from having a worship service in our theater to serve our neighbors. We’re not the first, by any means to have a...
How To Discover Your Spiritual Gifts

How To Discover Your Spiritual Gifts

Every believer in Jesus has been granted abilities that are empowered by the Holy Spirit. We are all born with various talents, but spiritual gifts are given to us when we become a Christian. The seeds of those gifts are often evident from birth, but the Holy Spirit...

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