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LANGUAGE AS LEADERSHIP

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  Human beings have a fundamental connection to “home.” christian leaders all have the underlying goal of leading the way home. We speak of heaven as home; we use phrases like, “Home is where the heart is,” and “Home Sweet home.” When circumstances are di... More »

SIX LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM PHOTOGRAPHY

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Introduction All i wanted to be when i grew up was a photographer! I wanted to travel the world, creating images depicting the faces and places of real people doing real things in mighty ways. I wanted to master the craft of photography so that the images i cr... More »

DEVELOPING LEADERS FOR PASTORAL MINISTRY

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Churches and denominations survive by the capable and continued leadership of their pastors, who have learned from those who came before them. Polycarp and ignatius learned from the Apostle John, Melanchthon from Luther, Beza from calvin, and rick Warren from ... More »

MENTOR

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  Introduction “You are the best mentor I have ever had.” Her words soaked into my soul like rain on a dry lake. I love mentoring and I want to be a good mentor. Lisa was someone I had admired for many years. She had so much potential. She could bec... More »

SAVING LIVES THROUGH EDUCATION

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I have been interested in teaching First Aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) since my early Scouting days as an adolescent. When i first saw the simple way a person trained in First Aid and CPR could save the life of another, I was impressed with the i... More »

SALVATION IN THE DIRT

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  I have been an educator for 25 years. During that time I have witnessed many young people leaving the church. the reasons are simple: they have made mistakes during their journey, and rather than being lifted up, dusted off, and encouraged to continue t... More »

PROJECT COMPASSION

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  “What Project Compassion does is amazing!” – Mrs. Tara Ryan, Councilmember, Highlands, New Jersey Unimaginable In the summer of 2012, I was considering ways to make my history classes at the charles Finney School1 more interesting and ... More »

REFLECTION ON APRIL 1, 2011— NAHID

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  Nahid Maker died today. One of my seniors, Nahid would have graduated in two months. She didn’t feel well, so she went to her home to rest and recover for the weekend. after eating a little bit with her mother, Nahid went to bed for a nap and never woke... More »