Monthly Archives: September 1994

27. Justifying the Means?

You are heavily involved in a fund-raising drive for the local hospital. Recently, you received two large checks from a company currently under suspicion for tax evasion, wire fraud, and various accounting scandals. If you refuse the money, it is highly doubtful the hospital will meet its goal. What should […]

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Praying in Every Circumstance

Is any one of you in trouble? He should pray…. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective. JAMES 5:13, 16 We have two options when we’re faced with days of difficulty, distress, and trouble. We resort to complaining, doubting God, or talking behind His back (as if […]

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Don’t Forget

Then I thought, “To this I will appeal: the years of the right hand of the Most High.” I will remember the deeds of the LORD; yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago. I will meditate on all your works and consider all your mighty deeds. PSALM 77:10-12 […]

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In Quiet Places: How Silence Makes You Grow

“Silence is the element in which great things fashion themselves together.” Thomas Carlyle Stop. No, really, I want you to stop. Stop mentally reviewing tomorrow’s to-do list. Stop replaying this morning’s meeting in your head. Just stop. Don’t stop reading, but stop spinning your wheels. Stop allowing the ideas and […]

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You can develop a “Midas touch” with people by taking your focus off of yourself and what you can gain, and instead focusing on adding value to others. It’s easy to love people who love you. And showing kindness to people who treat you well is little more than common […]

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