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Address the Changing World

If church leaders don't address the changing world, what was once a vital church will become, within a generation, the equivalent of a religious historical ...


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Uninspiring Mediocrity

Half-heartedness and mediocrity don't inspire anybody to do anything.


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To Plan Is to Go

At the spiritual level, planning means taking the initiative. It's not about sitting around until you are absolutely certain God is calling you to ...


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How William Wrigley and Levi Strauss Found Success

William Wrigley, Jr., the founder of Wrigley Gum, ran away from home at the age of 11 to escape working in the family's soap manufacturing business. He ...


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Preacher Backs Up Words with Action

James Forbes, senior minister of Riverside Church in Manhattan, New York, says:

I remember when I was preaching about South African apartheid. I was confronting ...

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Shareowners Influence Corporate Leaders

When we own individual stocks, exercising our shareowner rights—writing letters, voting proxies, and filing shareholder resolutions—can influence ...


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Doctor Risks Himself to Advance Medicine

Dr. Evan O'Neill Kane was the chief surgeon of Kane Summit Hospital in New York City and had practiced his specialty for 37 years. He was convinced that ...


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Henry Ford on Reputation

"You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do."

—Henry Ford (1863–1947)


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Marriage Saved After Receiving Christ

Shawna Pilat had had enough. It was Sunday morning in January of 2000, and her husband, Rick, still wasn't home from his Saturday night partying. "I was ...


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The "15-70-15 Rule" of Involvement

In his work with International Justice (a Christian ministry that works to free the victims of human trafficking), Gary Haugen says he has noticed what ...


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