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Posted on September 5, 2018 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)

A Diamond in the Rough

When I learned my father’s surgery was being done at Research Hospital, I was apprehensive. Research is in one of the most blighted and crime-ridden areas of our city.

Safety and level of care were concerns of mine, especially since my wife Kathy was to stay with dad in the hospital.

As a former registered nurse, Kathy, has high expectations but she discovered that love, compa...

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Posted on September 4, 2018 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Why Some Survive?

The day before my family's annual trip to Table Rock Lake in Branson, we learned of the tragic sinking of a Duck Boat. Seventeen people died.

Nine members of one family died, while another family had nine members who all lived. This improbable result can surface questions like, “Why did one family have nine members die, while another family all survived?”

When the disciples had sim...

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Posted on September 3, 2018 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Equipped for Work

According to Baylor University’s “National Survey of Work, Entrepreneurship and Religion,” churches would be more fruitful if they emphasized the integration of faith and work. The survey revealed that “full-time workers who regularly attend a congregation that highlights faith at work, experience higher job satisfaction and job commitment.”

Very few churches spend much time teachi...

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Posted on August 31, 2018 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)

A Real Cold Sales Call

Mark was selling roofing jobs door to door in a city with a recent hailstorm. He and a sales trainee came upon a house where an elderly man had slammed the door on Mark previously.

The sales trainee persisted until Mark agreed to let him try again. Mark prepared himself for an ugly confrontation, but he wasn’t prepared for what happened.

This prospect opened the door totally...

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Posted on August 30, 2018 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Biblically Illiterate

Recently, I had a troubling conversation with a Christian who claimed to believe the Bible. Later, he tried to convince me that the Bible said that there were many more boats and families that survived the flood besides Noah’s.

His proof was based on TV shows he had watched. It seemed that he hadn’t studied the actual bible story of Noah.

Lifeway Research studied Bible literacy...

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Posted on August 29, 2018 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Hopelessness

In the business world, hopes are placed in many different items. Some people hope in their retirement plan, others put their hope in profitability, and for some their hope lies in power or influence.

The problem with those kinds of hope is when your wealth or power suffers hope quickly disappears. When people lose hope, they become rudderless.

Fortunately, when our hope is in the Lord, we know we hav...

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Posted on August 28, 2018 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Naps

Have you considered allowing naps at work? Here are four observations from Phil Struble on workplace naps.

1. A good night’s sleep before showing up for work is a must.

2. Are your employee's work engagements overly tiring?

3. Increase in productivity is the reason for allowing naps.

4. Workday naps are a realistic alternative to a stressful work environment.

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Posted on August 27, 2018 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Naps

Have you considered allowing naps at work? Here are four observations from Phil Struble on workplace naps.

1. A good night’s sleep before showing up for work is a must.

2. Are your employee's work engagements overly tiring?

3. Increase in productivity is the reason for allowing naps.

4. Workday naps are a realistic alternative to a stressful work environment.

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Posted on August 24, 2018 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Naps

Have you considered allowing naps at work? Here are four observations from Phil Struble on workplace naps.

1. A good night’s sleep before showing up for work is a must.

2. Are your employee's work engagements overly tiring?

3. Increase in productivity is the reason for allowing naps.

4. Workday naps are a realistic alternative to a stressful work environmen...

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Posted on August 23, 2018 at 12:30 PM Comments comments (0)

The Great Deceiver

When I was in college, Bill lived across the hall from me for a semester. Most mornings I saw Bill rise early, head down to breakfast, then grab some books and head off towards school.

When the following semester started many of us were surprised when Bill didn’t come back to school. It was then we learned of Bill’s deception.

Bill lived in our house the entire semester without ev...

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