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The danger of pedestals

Someone just forwarded me a meditation from Today, a family-oriented recovery meditation book from Hazelden. It contains great reminders about the importance of letting people be w[...]


Facing Times of Stress and Change

Times of stress and change can present great opportunities for ministry, but also create great challenges. And what else can you say about the tough times we’re living in now, with[...]


What leaders must do if they want to last

You don't have to look very far to find scary stats and gloomy pronouncements about the health of church leaders today. In fact, just look at some of the articles on this site! I w[...]


Life Coaching in the News

CBS News ran a story on July 29 about the growing phenomenon of Life Coaching. Under the title "Life Coaches Are for Everyone," they talk about the growing variety of life coaching[...]


Dealing with depression

If you're feeling blue, you're not alone. A recent study by the World Health Organizations and the Harvard Medical School found that 9.6 percent of Americans suffer from depression[...]