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Energy, Time, Priority, Work/Life: 4 New Ways To Organize Your To-Do List @ 99U

Traditionally, to-do lists embody the Theodore Roosevelt quotation “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” Most of us write down our tasks in no particular order, with no way of prioritizing them. To really supercharge your to-do list, however, we need to add “contexts” to our action items.

 

 

 

GOD THE GREAT AND POWERFUL (AND WARM AND WONDERFUL) @ The Resurgence 

It’s easy to think of God only in giant, serious, biblical terms that feel more like an encounter with the giant head of Oz than the warm and real person behind the curtain. But all that changes with Jesus.

But then Jesus came.

Then God’s Son gave himself up, ripped the curtain open, and welcomed us to sit at a table with the King of the Universe.

God is still scary, but there’s no safer place for his children than with him. He is big and booming and holy and funny and warm and wise and compassionate.

 

 

 

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU DON’T ‘FEEL’ GOD @ The Resurgence

These seasons of darkness are not only common, but are necessary for our maturity as followers of Jesus.

“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” Hebrews 11:1

As a minister of the gospel and a follower of Jesus, I have counseled many Christians who were experiencing a season of not “feeling” God. This experience can be quite disheartening and a discouragement for believers, especially for those whose conversion was a sensational experience. I would argue that these seasons of darkness are not only common, but are necessary for our maturity as followers of Jesus.

 

 

10 Lessons In Communicating With Leaders In Your Organization

You can’t leapfrog leaders.  Leaders are not average people in your church or organization.  Their questions are unique.  Their concerns are distinctive.  What they can do for your church or organization when properly connected to mission and vision is compelling.

There is an art to communicating with leaders.  Smart leaders craft specific communications for their leaders to provide clarity and point them to a brighter tomorrow.

 

 

 

3 TIPS FOR SHARING JESUS WITH OTHERS THIS CHRISTMAS (okay so i’m late on this one)

Even as our culture drifts away from Christendom, Christmas is still the most likely time of the year for non-Christians to consider matters of faith. Here are a few tips to help you step out of your comfort zone and talk to non-Christians in your world about Jesus.

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