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Abundant Life

Over the past seven months, I’ve been exploring the Values in Action (VIA) character strengths through the lens of Christian faith and how they are all examples of the kind of “good fruit” our lives are called to produce. The goal of the series has been to broaden our perspective on what a good life … Continue reading Abundant Life

Deliverance (A reflection on Numbers 21.4-9)

The Hebrew Bible text assigned for today presents a curious story. Moses is leading the people from slavery in Egypt through the wilderness to the land of Canaan. The journey is hard and the people are complaining. As a result of their complaints, they are beset by venomous snakes until they cry out for help. … Continue reading Deliverance (A reflection on Numbers 21.4-9)

Leadership

If developments this century in the business world could be summarized by one word, it would probably be “leadership.” The early ‘00s saw the rapid rise of for-profit schools offering Masters degrees in leadership, and thousands of books have been written over the past two decades on the topic of how to lead effectively. But … Continue reading Leadership