Month: July 2012

What Are You Here For?

It’s the age-old question that philosophers have sought an answer for. Theories have been developed. Ideas have been passed on. But why are you here? I have never read “A Purpose Driven Life” or any of the other spin-off books. But we all need a sense of purpose in our life. If we don’t have…

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Begin Leading by Following

Lead by following. This may sound like a contradictory statement, but a good leader is also a good follower. Some people may think that a leader is always the one out front, taking charge. No need to ask directions. No need to slow down. Definitely no need to have someone else lead, even if you’re tired. Leading…

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Available Grace

Previous post: What is Grace? (Ephesians 4:7) But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ. One of the most amazing things about the grace of God is that it is available grace. It is available to anyone and everyone. Paul says that grace is given…

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Church “Mystery Shoppers”

A few years ago, my family and I had been praying and searching for God’s will for our lives. I was the assistant/youth pastor at a church, but the pastor was going through a divorce and he felt that he should remain as pastor. I didn’t agree with his position, and, after four months, we…

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What is Grace?

Genesis 6:8 “But Noah found grace in the eye of the Lord.” We talk about grace – we are saved by grace, we live by grace, and so on. But what exactly is grace? What do we do to deserve grace? What can we do to get more grace? Grace is not something that we…

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Why Do I Need a Website?

Mostly likely, you have surfed the World Wide Web, either for pleasure or business. You may have seen many different features, such as videos, audio clips, and interactive games. You may think it’s cool, but the thought of being involved in such an arena seems daunting. You think you need a website, otherwise you would…

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Founded Upon a Rock – Book Sample

Click the link below to download a sample of the book I wrote. It includes the introduction and first 2 chapters. To order the full book in print, go to BaptistEducation.org. Founded Upon a Rock – Book Sample

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“Customer Service”

Today, I have written a guest post on ChrisLoCurto.com. It focuses on customer service from the top down. Go to his blog to read it! Also, my book “Founded Upon a Rock” is 25% off! About Chris LoCurto: Having worked with Dave Ramsey for more than 10 years now, Chris has grown Total Money Makeover…

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4 Leadership Lessons from our Founding Fathers

The Fourth of July is a great celebration of when the colonies united and declared independence from Britain. They fought for years to secure that independence. Others have fought since that time to keep the liberty that they secured. When our Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776, it was not just a…

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Courage to Intervene

At my job, safety is promoted regularly. We are encouraged to think before acting. We are to try to work as safely as possible, while still producing results. Not only are we encouraged to watch out for our own safety, but also for the safety of those around us. “Courage to Intervene.” We should be…

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