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Boaz Demonstrates How to Develop High Performance Companies Through Culture, Leadership and Management

The story tells us that Boaz was a man of great wealth and owned the field they were harvesting. He could have been at the house and let the servants do the work, but he was in the fields with the workers. He could have called his field supervisors to his office and give them instruction, but he went out to the field where the work was being done. Continue reading

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Congratulations to Drew Applegate for Completing the Galveston 70.3 Ironman

I have enjoyed training and participating in triathalons for many years and enjoy the challenge and the satisfaction in conquering something that seems too big to accomplish.  I believe endurance is developed by pushing on when everything tells you to … Continue reading

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Jesus is Calling Your “NAME!”: Replacing Chaos with Truth in the Midst of Life’s Trainwreck

Replacing anxiety and uncertainty with truth and hope Continue reading

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Training Your Child to Make Good Choices

It has been said that we are all just 2 bad choices away from disaster. Think about it. You might receive forgiveness or be able to rebound from one bad choice, but two bad choices will almost seal your doom. Our job as a parent involves training our children to make good choices so that when they are not with us or when they are adults they will make good choices. Continue reading

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Our Life Is Our Ministry – Considerations For Workplace Ministry, Part IV

I am going to share a few illustrations from my own experience in hopes that it may give you practical examples of how you can demonstrate characteristics of a Christ follower in the places you work. Keep in mind that there is not one “right” way to live our your Christian faith in the workplace Continue reading

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Camp Applegate – Dewberry Pickin

My daughter and I have been spotting the dewberries for several weeks in the fields behind our home and hoping that we would have a good crop for her May birthday. Continue reading

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Our Life Is Our Ministry – Considerations for Workplace Ministry, Part III

I would submit that there is no “one size fits all” approach to properly being a disciple of Christ in the workplace. The position you hold in the company, the culture in which you operate, the size of the company, the rules of the company, the people in which you work, and the influence that you have all impact the way you should act. Continue reading

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Our Life Is Our Ministry – Considerations For Workplace Ministry, Part II

This week I had the opportunity to share with another Christian business owner how God provided for our business in ways nothing short of miraculous. I shared my vision and confidence for the future that involved a belief that God is actively involved in shaping the future. He looked at me as if he did not understand. Continue reading

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Our Life Is Our Ministry – Considerations For Workplace Ministry

series to share some of my thoughts and experiences with the hope that it will encourage and inspire you to think about your Christian faith and God given talents permeates your church, family, vocational and recreational life. Continue reading

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I Got a Car and I Bought A Car

It seemed to fit all of our criteria, but our son was not excited about driving Grandma’s car. After talking with several friends we came to the following strategy. Continue reading

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