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In a marathon--or any race--runners greatly appreciate the large crowds of screaming fans. However, we have equal and perhaps greater appreciation of the scattered individuals away from the crowds, in the far reaches of the course, offering encouraging words.Remember to cheer for and encourage your family and friends when they're ...
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Introduction Change may represent the best of times; change may represent the worst of times. Motive, purpose and communication influenced and defined within spiritual context determine the positive or negative nature of change. God superintends in and through chronological, cultural, economic, geographical, historical, and political context. One may view and consider ...
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Driving thru St. Paul, MN last Friday (6/20/2014) on the way to Duluth, I reflected on once entering the Twin Cities Marathon (TCM) with a sore leg just as I had on this drive to Duluth. Despite the leg hurting during warm-up and the first mile @ TCM, I managed a ...
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Biblical Study Prosperity TheologyFebruary 28, 20131.     Experiences Unfortunately, the cultural definition of Prosperity Theologyeasily results in Poverty Theology. Poverty Theology results from the causative effects of dwelling on God’s physical gifts while missing the infinite value of the spiritual gift of the Christian’s eternal relationship with the triune God: Father, ...
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Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota on June 21, 2014 quickly approaches. My excitement escalates in anticipation and preparation of running my first competitive marathon in fourteen years.  This course appears serene, beginning in Two Harbors and traversing southwest along Lake Superior to Duluth. My heart rejoices as God blesses my ...
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My Sheep hear My Voice (Jn 10:25-30) As I ponder the above passage the last few days, my farm background recognizes that Christ does not distinguish the age or other attributes of His sheep that hear His voice. On the farm, we brought the cattle home from the pasture after corn harvest ...
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Excerpt: The Leader Servant  ~  3 December 2012Dallas Theological Seminary – SL305 Dynamics of LeadershipVisionVision is nitroglycerin to motivation. Motivation engages one’s motiveinto action. Vision enlivens the determined results and events in one’s mind before literally occurring. Hall of Fame Coach, Bill “Congo” Congleton frequently taught, “The mind cannot tell ...
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Except: The Leader Servant  ~  3 December 2012Dallas Theological Seminary – SL305 Dynamics of LeadershipThe Leader Servant’s high proficiency demands effective communication. Effective communication comprises an array of subtopics: verbiage, tonality, rate, volume, eye contact, body posture and positioning, facial expression, attitude—desire, love, patience, method of written, oral and the ...
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Frequently, members of Facebook and other Social Media proclaim and promote these types of messages.However, these promises devalue, or at best imply devaluation, our past and current achievements and experiences.We only increase the value of our tomorrows to the extent that we perpetually grow in our trust of and relationship with Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit.We find ...

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