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What Am I Living For?

There's an old adage that says, "If you don't stand for anything, you'll fall for everything." Are you standing for something? In Daniel Southern's Leadership Plan he states that there are only three BIG decisions we have to make in life...

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A Consequential Lifestyle: Creating Opportunities for Greatest Impact

To lead a life of great consequence, you need to know how you can make the greatest impact. Where are you making your greatest impact? Is it by going above and beyond the call of duty in your work assignments? Is it by volunteering at a local soup kitchen? Is it by spending time with a loved one, or just spending time in prayer? It doesn't matter what you do, to lead a life that has great consequence, you just have to be CONSISTENT...

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Improving Your First Impression

A good first impression will pave the way for successful interaction with others; five points of "service awareness" (perception of customer's needs or concerns) come into play.) Being aware of these five points of basic service awareness can help position you for success in your interactions. What are they....

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2013 - A New Beginning

As we work to create a clear vision by understanding our values, let us use our renewed vision to add value to our family and friends. During life's journey, sometimes it can seem burdensome; often the passing of time feels meaningless, but life should be a conquest of opportunity and an intentional effort to close the gap in our character. At the beginning of this new year, we should reassess and ask ourselves how we can improve our character...

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The "Called" Economy vs. the Commercial Economy

Are you in love with money? Money is a necessity in our lives but we often need to examine and re-examine our relationship to it. As we seek after money, if we aren't careful, money can take on a god-like quality and become an idol in our lives. This is why Jesus warns us about the love of money. Matthew 6:24 (NLT) says No one can serve two masters. For you will hate one and love the other; you will be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money. This is the same as saying you will serve both the Called Economy and the Commercial Economy...

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The Character of a Pearl

Why would Jesus compare the Kingdom to a pearl? In many ways our lives are like that of a mollusk. Like the bivalve mollusk, we also have a parasitic irritant, but ours is called sin. Like the mollusk, it sometimes takes us a certain amount of time to mature--to master a particular character trait, and sometimes it takes a lifetime. So the next time you see a natural pearl, it should remind you that you are in the process of aggregating into your life features and traits that will make you mature into a pearl of great moral character....

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