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Category Archive: Discipleship, Fitness, Self Improvement

Move. Become. Now.

I’ve always been inspired by Caleb. You meet him for the first time in Numbers 13. He was a standout from the tribe of Judah and was selected as one of 12 men to go out and explore Canaan. Their...

The Tyranny of the Urgent

The Dictionary defines “tyranny” as “cruel and oppressive power.” When you consider the context of the title of this post, it makes sense. Here’s the situation: You’ve got several plates...

The Butterfly Effect

“The Butterfly Effect” is a book written by Andy Andrews. He starts off by introducing Edward Lorenz who presented a hypothesis to the New York Academy of Science. He is theory was that: “A...

Duck Dynasty (Part One) – Earn the Right to be Heard

“Duck Dynasty” is the most successful show in cable television history.1  Recently, Phil Robertson, the patriarch of the Robertson family and founder of the “Duck Commander”...

Your Everyday Gauntlet

A Gauntlet is most usually thought of as the armored glove worn by knights of old. It also refers to an ancient form of discipline where a criminal was forced to walk between two columns of...

Goals: Identify, Magnify and Clarify

New Year’s Resolutions are typical this time of year. But regardless of the calendar date, setting goals is an important step to take in order to achieve the success you’re targeting. There are...

The Guy With the Five Talents

  Have you ever considered the individual featured in the Parable of the Talents who was given five talents, invested them and was able to report to his master a return of five more? It’s in...

Before There Was Insurance…

“My success so far has only been won by absolute indifference to my future career.” (Theodore Roosevelt) Theodore Roosevelt is one of my favorite Presidents. He won the Medal of Honor as...

It’s Ain’t Just Heaven

In one sentence or less: What does it mean to be born again? Some confuse saying a pre-manufactured prayer in the midst of an emotional moment to being saved. They catch a glimpse of hell and they...

My Birthday

It seems the older you get, the more common it is for people to accompany their birthday salutations with a collection of condolences. Stuff like, “It’s only a number!” or “You look good for...