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Ambition that Is Foolhardy

The kind of successor I may get may depend a great deal on the kind of predecessor I've been and how I've related to my own predecessor. To reject ...


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Dangerous Overconfidence

When you are too sure of yourself, you are less on guard against the enemy. Be alert, therefore, for the devil, who, if he can claim even one hair of ...


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Watch What You Eat

My father-in-law pastors a congregation in rural Pennsylvania. One day he found two containers on his desk with a note from a thoughtful church member, ...


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A World Without Conscience

The world has achieved brilliance without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.


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Research on Communication

"Great Sermon, Pastor, I Didn't Understand a Word!"

J. Scott Armstrong, associate professor of marketing at the University of Pennsylvania, ...


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Inaction Is Risky, Too

"You took a big risk," somebody told me. But it would have been a greater risk to do nothing.


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Anger Is Its Own Reward

Jim Taylor in Currents tells the following story about his friend, Ralph Milton:

One morning Ralph woke up at five o'clock to a noise that sounded ...


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The Foolishness of Anger

The Arizona Republic (4/25/95) reported that when Steve Tran of Westminster, California, closed the door on 25 activated bug bombs, he thought he had ...


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No Followers, No Leader

He who thinketh he leadeth and hath no one following him is only taking a walk.


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Unwise Investments

Several years ago, construction workers were laying a foundation for a building outside the city of Pompeii. They found the corpse of a woman who must ...


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