You have to decide to be good at what you do. Once you have made the decision to do so, Super-Competent by productivity expert Laura Stack, provides the method. Laura has identified six key attitudes or mindsets of people she says are ‘super competent’. that make up the Super Competent person: Key 1: Activity. They… Continue reading 6 Keys to Being “Super-Competent”
Month: January 2011
Ministry Is… Giving when you feel like keeping, Praying for others when you need to be prayed for, Feeding others when your own soul is hungry, Living truth before people even when you can’t see results, Hurting with other people even when your own hurt can’t be spoken, Keeping your word even when it’s not… Continue reading Ministry Is…
Quoted: Patrick Overton on Faith
When you have come to the edge of all light that you know and are about to drop off into the darkness of the unknown, Faith is knowing one of two things will happen: There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
Built on Sand…
The islands were intended as the ultimate luxury possession, even for Dubai. But the World, the ambitiously-constructed archipelago of islands shaped like the countries of the globe, is sinking back into the sea, according to evidence cited before a property tribunal. The islands were intended to be developed with tailor-made hotel complexes and luxury villas,… Continue reading Built on Sand…
Quoted: Arnold Schwarzenegger on The Cost of Growth
The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. That’s what most people lack, having the guts to go on and just say they’ll go through the pain no matter what happens.
Guilty By Association…
Taco Bell pulled all their advertising from a racy MTV show called Skins because, “Upon further review, we’ve decided that the show is not a fit for our brand and have moved our advertising to other MTV programming,” Now, I’m not advocating MTV nor Taco Bell’s choices of shows to advertise on, but I did… Continue reading Guilty By Association…
Andy Stanley on Courageous Pastoring
Speaking from my limited view, I feel like so much of the problem with pastors is they are just scared to death. They’re scared of their people, they’re scared of deacons, they’re scared, they’re scared, they’re scared. You know, if you’re scared of someone you can’t lead them; you can hardly even influence them. Here’s… Continue reading Andy Stanley on Courageous Pastoring
Quoted: E. M. Bounds on Accessing the Ear of God
It is only when the whole heart is gripped with the passion of prayer that the life-giving fire descends, for none but the earnest man gets access to the ear of God.
The Cold Within
Six humans trapped by happenstance In dark and bitter cold Each possessed a stick of wood– Or so the story’s told. Their dying fire in need of logs, But the first one held hers back, For, of the faces around the fire, She noticed one was black. The next one looked cross the way Saw… Continue reading The Cold Within
Quoted: Max Lucado on Pride
Frightening thing, this pride. It would rather kill the truth than consider it.