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mind

No More Excuses

I have been doing a horrible job with some of my daily habits: writing, reading my Bible, visiting and calling my friends, listening to podcasts, reading books, and much more. Why would I allow current events to cause my habits to slip? What habits, if any, have you fallen back on? Why do you think […]

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spiritual

They Will Know We Are Christians

A few years ago I was shopping at my local grocery store when I bumped into a gentleman and his wife. He was wearing a shirt with a logo of the Great Lakes and because I’ve spent the majority of my life in Michigan it caught my eye. So I said hello and asked if […]

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spiritual

Get to Know Jesus

How can you create an environment that builds your relationship with Jesus every day? God is always with us, but we have to be aware and nourish ourselves with his presence throughout the day. Without being conscious it easy to get lost in the day and not touch base with Jesus. This is a failure […]

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leadership

Shark Robert Herjavec’s Q&A for Entrepreneurs

Shark Tank Investor Robert Herjavec has been answering your questions on Twitter daily and I have collected my favorites to form an entrepreneurship compilation.   1) Will business move more permanently to remote workers or do you think it goes back to normal? “It will never go back to “ normal “ – this disruption […]

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spiritual

One Flesh in Training

“When are you getting married?” …The end of April.  “Are you sure you want to go through with this?” “How much longer until your wedding?”  …60 days.  “Are you nervous?” “How many days left?”  …50 days.  “There’s still time to get out.” “When will you be married?” …40 days.  “Better enjoy being a bachelor while […]

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spiritual

All of Heaven Weeps

Ever since we were tossed from the garden we have been rebelling and destroying creation more and more with each day. And we are almost completely numb to this fact. Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and […]

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leadership

I Walked into my Boss’s Office and Quit!

All of my troubles were solved and I could finally be my own boss. With one year of savings I ended my career of two decades and moved across the country to start my own business. In this judgement I was completely wrong. My troubles had just begun. Shortly after my friend and mentor Tom […]

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spiritual

Do You Need to go to “Church” to be Christian?

I was given the cost and immediately knew I was not going be able to get married in my church. My heart was broken. After this I spiraled down into a very uncomfortable place. I was angry, offended, and disappointed. I started questioning what my church stood for, if it matched my values, and why […]

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body

I Trained for a 5k but Accidentally Ran a Marathon

With only 17 hours of training and 92 miles logged I crossed the finish line at the 2016 Chicago Marathon, limped my way the few miles to the charity village and the cold pizza that awaited me, and provided over 75 children with clean water for life.  What if I told you that the day […]

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spiritual

I’m Going the Wrong Way

I sponsor a child through World Vision in Tanzania, but walk past hungry children in my own neighborhood.  I pray for my neighbor and friend to not be lonely and for God to show him love, but don’t drop by for very many visits.  I went on a mission trip to Asheville, but don’t volunteer […]