Counter Cultural Cravings

Henri Nouwen, was a preacher, teacher, and author, and was well-regarded in the practice of "downward mobility" - the direct opposite of the upward mobility most of us aspire to. He is quoted as saying, "Scripture reveals...that real and total freedom is only found through downward mobility...The divine way is indeed the downward way... [Jesus] …

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A Career Building Character

We all have past experiences, failures, and successes, but when we first meet anyone -  none of that matters. For they, and we, form our impressions from the patterns we see today.  This is convicting, for if we care, it should cause us to consider what we are teaching others about our faith, work ethic, …

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Leadership Autopsy

Leadership can often be misconstrued to be all about control, power, and competition. Not that this is always bad, it's just quite often a realty. Though we may strive to be "servant leaders" within this world, we can quite often get caught up in controlling outcomes, and working agendas and activities to best generate growth, …

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