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8 Practices Of Highly Successful Fathers

http://youtu.be/fsFs3iGRzCw Leadership begins at home. The above advertisement from Toyota tells the amazing story of Stef Purdy and his daughter Amy.  Forced to lose her kidneys and legs below the knees, Amy’s life has been an inspiration to thousands.  This video reminds of the power of the human spirit and a loving family. As I […]

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The Best Marital Advice I Ever Received

There is no shortage of leadership advice and suggestions in the world today.  Matter of fact, you get a lot on this website.  However, in 1990 I was given the best leadership advice I ever received. My church was conducting a revival.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with this term, a revival was week-long […]

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10 Leadership Practices Of Stay-At-Home Moms

When I talk to people who do n0t read this blog, the main reason they give is they do not consider themselves to be leaders.  They think to be a leader you must have someone “under you”.  This is especially true of many of the women I speak with. We need a fundamental shift in our thinking of what a leader […]

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The Best Leadership Advice I Ever Received

Today Tuesday, June 10th at 2:00 PM EST I will be participating in an online leadership forum along with Justin Blaney, Charles Stone and Greg Atkinson.  Put on by Innovate For Jesus, you can listen online for free by clicking http://www.i4j.org/leadership. One of the questions we will be discussing is what is the best leadership advice someone has […]

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25 Leadership Lessons For Parents

Michael Lukaszewski and I are great friends.  Prior to rejoining the Injoy Stewardship Solutions team (more on that next week) we worked together for the last year at The Rocket Company.  He has just authored an amazing parenting book entitled “No Matter What: 10 Lessons From A Father“.  I cannot recommend this book enough.  You […]

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10 Reasons Why Marriages Are In Trouble

Everyone in marriage is a single destructive decision away from being unfaithful.  This is why we need to periodically re-visit the model God established for marriage with Adam and Eve.  In January, Dr. Crawford Loritts, senior pastor of Fellowship Bible Church, provided the following 10 Reasons Why Marriages Are In Trouble: Immaturity – As parents, […]

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5 Lies Men Believe

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Nancy Leigh DeMoss wrote a very famous book entitled  Lies Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free.  Recently, I began to think about the lies we men believe. After processing my own experiences and those of the people I speak with, the following are 5 Lies Men Believe.  This list certainly is not all-inclusive. […]

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5 Reasons Pastors Should Get Passionate About Families

 Carey Nieuwhof isone of Christianity’s greatest leaders.  In addition to being Senior Pastor of Connexus Community Church and member of the Orange team, he writes the best Christian blog I know of.  In preparation for the upcoming Orange Conference this is the third post I asked him to write on Christian leadership.  His thoughts are below and this […]

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5 Things I Want My Wife To Say About Me After 50 Years

The last words of my book 10 Indispensable Practices Of The 2-Minute Leader are “Wise King Solomon said, ‘He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the Lord.’  I couldn’t agree more.” I absolutely love Duck Dynasty and the Robertson family.  How could you not admire a family who is made […]

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