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3 Ways To Beat Your Competition And Get Ahead At Work #sanctifyMONtoFRI

A few weeks back I delivered a sermon about getting further, getting ahead, and beating your competition. It’s downloadable here, and part of our Work & Spirituality series at Woven, “Sanctifying Monday to Friday”. Yes, I’m providing my cutting-edge, biblically-based, industry-shattering secrets that will result in you going farther than you ever have, all if you buy my book for $19.95 and PLUS! I’ll throw in this keychain flashlight! Read the rest of this entry »

How Can I Find Meaning At Work? #sanctifyMONtoFRI

At Woven, we’ve begun a new series on WORK & SPIRITUALITY, and this past Sunday I dug deep down and preached from the soil between my toes. It was a lifetime opus. Here is the summary of my message in 3 principles illustrating the pursuit of meaning when it comes to Monday to Friday: Read the rest of this entry »

Six Ways To Sabbath Better #sanctifyMONtoFRI

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Almost 20 years ago, I suffered my last bout with depression. Read the rest of this entry »

Sanctifying Monday to Friday

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I grew up in a tight-nit, blue-collar, small church of about 200 where faithful people attended week-in and week-out. Sure there was drama, sure there were problems. But what left an indelible impression on me were the hard-working, honest, faithful people who provided the backbone to the church. These were my heroes, among them my father, who gave significantly to the church, and quietly worked away Monday to Friday, pleased and content with his work. He was not a minister as I am. He owned a telecom business. Read the rest of this entry »

Gratitude List For My Job: Pastoral Ministry

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I have heard from many pastors about how the church they work at, they would not personally attend as a parishioner. This is a sad state of affairs. It signals Read the rest of this entry »

How To Kill Ungratefulness

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I’ll make a confession. When I was still a child I once visited my cousins in Korea. They lavished on me, their American family, with food, gifts, affection. They shared everything with me. I was so blessed. And so ungrateful. One day someone bought a couple of robot toys for us cousins. They were dispersed among us, but came up one short. The last one was in the hands of my cousin Raymond (not his Korean name FYI) and I promptly snatched it out of his hands, took it to myself, coddled it, and turned my back to him. I remember the bewildered look on his face out the corner of my eye. Read the rest of this entry »

Prayers For Racial Reconciliation

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Events in our nation and in this great state of TX are causing us to shout past each other, and not to hear nor listen. Prayer is the way forward; listening to the Other as we listen to ourselves, all before a Holy God. Here are some helpful prayers of Woven: Read the rest of this entry »