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Changes and decisions will always be a part of our lives – but with God leading the way, what else do we need? What are we afraid of? Truly, the Apostle Paul was perfectly right when he said, “If God is for us, who can be against us? No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us” (Rom. 8:31, 37).Joshua Benavides
People assume the surfer is in control, and he does control his body and the board, but clearly the ocean is in charge; the ocean can do what it wants with the surfer. The same is true in leadership. Most leaders live in a fascinating dilemma. Others see them as controlling everything, but they feel as though they are in control of [...]Kevin Thompson
How you handle hard times will set the tone for how your team handles those same hard times. If you’re running around like a headless chicken, or acting like a sulky toddler who missed out on their favorite ice cream, people will consider the way you are leading – and then they will quickly follow suit.Suzi McAlpine
As a child in Africa, it took two weeks for us to learn of the death of my own grandmother by way of a telegram relayed from continent to continent and handed off to a bicycle courier who made the day-long trip in hopes of a gratuity upon delivery. Things have changed.David Goodman
Taking care of ourselves is an intentional act of good stewardship. We are the only gift we have to offer other people. Self-care gives others permission to do the same without feeling guilty. The Bible describes our bodies as temples of the Holy Spirit. We need to look after that temple.Dr. Stanley Arumugam
2014 was the hardest and darkest year in my life. Christmas 2013, I was diagnosed with burn-out. I had to stop work completely. This was incredibly difficult. I was so used to being busy, to having my head filled with stuff, to be carrying on. I have always done so much in my own strength, relying on my own insight. But this proved [...]Pieter Messelink