Monthly Archives: May 2018

Celebrate the past but live into the future

A number of years ago our family became owners of a successful small business. All of the long-time employees remained, and business was good for several years. Slowly, things began to slow down. We blamed the downturn on a number … Continue reading

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Winning with People

I occasionally speak to groups of pastors and leaders of smaller churches. One of the things I tell them is that if they are not good working with people they will not be successful in a smaller church. In the … Continue reading

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The Power of Coaching

A few years ago when I was on staff of our regional ministries we were trained in coaching. Since then I have been privileged to have coached a number of people in and out of ministry. My doctoral thesis was … Continue reading

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Appraisals

Occasionally, auctioneers are asked to write an appraisal for an estate. Many people do not realize that there are different types of appraisals for personal property, and the appraised value of the estate will depend on which type of appraisal … Continue reading

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You get done what you spend time doing

I returned to school at the age of  35 when I enrolled in a Bible college. One of my professors that first semester often made a statement that has remained with me for 35 years: You get done what you … Continue reading

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