Monthly Archives: January 2019

Who are you developing?

For 14 years I served as a Resource Minister for our denomination. That entailed me directly working with 133 churches in my area. I tried to provide whatever assistance they requested. A common complain I often heard was the lack … Continue reading

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A little extra effort

I recently read an interesting little book called 212 The Extra Degree: Extraordinary Results Begin with One Small Change┬áby Sam Parker and Mac Anderson. I was attracted to the book by a statement on the back cover: “At 211┬░, water … Continue reading

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The power of gratitude

If there is anything that people are good at it is complaining. It doesn’t seem to matter how blessed some people are, they will find something to complain about. When I served as a pastor we had a family in … Continue reading

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What are you willing to give up to succeed?

The most successful leaders are true servant leaders. These are the people who recognize the key to their success will be found in those who work for them. If someone wants people who are committed to the task and focused … Continue reading

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Learning from Failure

Some of the best lessons we can learn comes from failures, and the cheapest lessons come when we learn from the failures of other people. As important as it is to study ways to be more successful, it’s also important … Continue reading

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Continuing Education

One of the things I’ve been committed to throughout my various careers is continuing education. When I worked in a factory they began offering classes to the factory workers. This was about the time computers were showing up on people’s … Continue reading

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