The President Is On the Phone

The Oval Office

photo courtesy redskins5926

I’m curious. What if you received a phone call tomorrow from the President? Let’s just say the country was facing a serious situation and he knew that you had just the right skills to address that situation. If he asked you to take on the mission, would you do it? [Read more…]

Can’t Buy Me Love

Love the children

photo courtesy Philip Brookes

There are so many things that we have a limited supply of. Our natural resources are not infinite. Clean water is tough to come by in some areas. There’s not enough food in many countries.

There are two things in particular that we here in the U.S. always complain about. We never seem to have enough money, and there’s never enough time.  [Read more…]

The Trumpet of the Entrepreneur

Trumpeter Swan in Flight

Photo courtesy D Hutcheson

Over the Christmas break, my wife Dyan read the classic The Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White to the kids. She was reading it as we drove to the Creation Museum on Saturday. I was suddenly struck by something as I was listening to the exploits of Louis the swan. It was really a rather strange thought considering that the book is a classic children’s novel.

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To Thine Own Self Be True

Self Reflection

Photo courtesy Josh Fassbind

How well do you know yourself? This is an honest question. I’m really not trying to be facetious. I’m coming to realize that this is a key component of success in life. Far too many people have not taken a serious look at who they are and what they believe. They just move with the ebb and flow of the people and situations around them.

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What’s Your Calling

Calling

Photo courtesy aussiegall

There is such a misunderstanding these days regarding a person’s ‘calling’. For some reason we have gotten the impression that ‘calling’ is a word that only applies to preachers and missionaries. This is such a tragedy. God did not call everyone to full time ministry or even service within the church. Does that mean that anyone who is not involved in this type of ministry does not have a God given calling? [Read more…]