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3 Ways to Improve Your Life Today

There are three things that you can do today that will make a profound impact on your life. These will not surprise you. Not a dramatic revelation. But if you follow these suggestions, your life will truly improve. They are … Continue reading

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Connections from the Mission Field

The Missions Manual published a guest post from me today! Samuel John’s site is a community of missionaries sharing practical advise and encouragement. Being on a church staff for twenty years, many newsletters have crossed my desk. I’m delighted to … Continue reading

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Three Principles for Healthy Student Ministry Leadership

As I reflect on twenty years of student ministry, several principles that have helped me maintain a healthy ministry rise to the surface. But first… know that these principles emerge from an ongoing, intimate relationship with the Lord Jesus. It is … Continue reading

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Click here to find more Time

I move the book to the back of my desk. No room on the shelf. I flip through the stack of papers on the left side of my desk…find the receipt I need…relocate it to the right side of my … Continue reading

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The Best Fundraisers Ever

It’s that time! If you serve in a church where students raise funds for missions and conferences, conversations to plan the year’s events have likely started.  Fundraisers can become an effective part of your ministry’s path of discipleship. Leadership and community-building grow … Continue reading

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Distractions Become Choices

“I have no prayer life. I am constantly interrupted by the phone.” “I have no time to spend with the Lord because my schedule is so full.” “I can never find the time to ____ (fill-in-the-blank with any spiritual discipline).” … Continue reading

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What Everyone Ought to Know about Performance Enhancing Drugs

Need to work harder, stronger, longer? Want performance enhancement? Need to study more, write better? Want performance enhancement that is FREE? This is better than protein shakes and 5-Hour ENERGY. Better than nutritional supplements. Way better than steroids. ESPN calls … Continue reading

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