Move Beyond the Fear of Failure

It’s human nature to fear failure, right? But as Christ followers, we are no longer slaves to fear (Romans 8:15). That’s good news, but so many stop there and don’t have a clear strategy for walking in the freedom Christ died to give us. Yes, he not only freed us from being slaves to sin,…

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Prayer Doesn’t Make a Difference – It IS the Difference

When faced with insurmountable difficulty, it’s easy to lose hope. It’s easy to lose trust. And when well-meaning people share encouragements, yet fail to walk alongside us, it can be isolating. But we’re not in it alone, no matter how overwhelming our work may be. Lean into the strong faith of others in your life.…

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Do Away With Fear at Work

Do Away with Fear at Work

Jesus said to his disciples, “Why are you so afraid? Do you still have no faith?” They were terrified and asked each other, “Who is this? Even the wind and the waves obey him!” – Mark 4:40-41 The exchange in these verses occurs immediately after Jesus calmed the storm that had suddenly risen up on…

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Give Yourself Permission to Be Still Today

“He says, ‘Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.’” – Psalm 46:10 When faced with an urgent need or deadline at work, sometimes the most productive way make use of our time is to be still in the presence of…

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Four Ways Leaders Can Use Their Words Powerfully

I once heard a workshop leader describe the words we are apt to automatically repeat as thousands of sticky notes hanging off of the virtual ceiling of our collective minds. As we engage in conversation, we frequently grab from those sticky notes in reaction to various experiences. Some words are benign, but others are quietly…

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