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In Touch with Dr. Charles Stanley

Posted on July 10, 2018 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)

The Trap of Discouragement

Habakkuk 1:2

Do you feel stuck in discouragement? If so, you are not alone.

At some point everyone experiences dashed hopes. Disappointment--an emotional response to a failed expectation--is the normal initial rea...

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Time with God

Posted on July 10, 2018 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (0)

1 Corinthians 15:20-26

“But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. For as by a man came death, by a man has come also the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive. But each in his own order: Christ the firstfruits, then at his coming those who belong to Christ. Then comes the end, when he delivers the kingdom to God the Father after destroying every rule ...

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Integrity Moments

Posted on July 10, 2018 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Leaders Who Embrace Change – Part II

Edith Onderick-Harvey wrote in Harvard Business Review about five behaviors of leaders who embrace change. Since change is happening everywhere, we’re discussing these five behaviors this week.

The second behavior is to look ahead and see opportunity. The author contends that allemployees should be encouraged to look forward and help surface opportunities.

Marion Laboratories founder, Ewing...

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In Touch with Dr. Charles Stanley

Posted on July 9, 2018 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (0)

The Pathway of Spiritual Growth

Romans 8:29

God predestined us to grow into His likeness, but this doesn't happen at the moment we are saved. While we are redeemed by the Savior's precious blood and immediately have a new heart, our transformation is a lif...

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Time with God

Posted on July 9, 2018 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Philippians 1:20-24

“as it is my eager expectation and hope that I will not be at all ashamed, but that with full courage now as always Christ will be honored in my body, whether by life or by death. For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. If I am to live in the flesh, that means fruitful labor for me. Yet which I shall choose I cannot tell. I am hard pressed between the two. My desire is to depart and be with Christ, for that is far better. But to rem...

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Integrity Moments

Posted on July 9, 2018 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Leaders Who Embrace Change – Part I

Edith Onderick-Harvey wrote in Harvard Business Review about five behaviors of leaders who embrace change. Her premise is that 70 to 90% of mergers and acquisitions fail to meet their objectives often due to leader’s reluctance to change.


Since change is happening rapidly everywhere, let’s discuss these five behaviors. The first behavior is to share a compelling, clear purpose.

Have you ...

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A Daily Word with Dr. Ed Young

Posted on July 9, 2018 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (0)

"Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.”  Matthew 5:7

Optimists teach their kids the Golden Rule, but pessimists say that if you’re kind to others they’ll kick you in the face. The lack of civility has become a problem in culture, as more people embrace the pessimists than the optimists. But God’s people align with Christ, no matter how wavering the bright-siders, nor how glum the nay-sayers. Jesus doesn’t merel...

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In Touch with Dr. Charles Stanley

Posted on June 29, 2018 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Strength in Waiting

Isaiah 40:28-31

God has a purpose and plan for your life, and His timing is perfect. Sometimes He answers our prayers with "yes" or "no." But at other times, He says "not now"--when that is the case, we can avail ourselves of the rich r...

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Time with God

Posted on June 29, 2018 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Luke 5:29-32

“And Levi made him a great feast in his house, and there was a large company of tax collectors and others reclining at table with them. And the Pharisees and their scribes grumbled at his disciples, saying, “Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?” And Jesus answered them, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance....

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Integrity Moments

Posted on June 29, 2018 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)

The Bold Ask

Jim was a new Athletic Director at a university that was building a new stadium. Jim lined-up an appointment with a past donor to the school, known to be a crusty oil and gas executive.

Jim charged in with an aggressive pitch and boldly pronounced, “We need you to give us $1 million!”

This executive said, “Who in the world are you, again?” Although Jim only received $100,000, this executive told the D...

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