The 7 Attributes of Successful Christians (Part 3)

November 19, 2011 by  
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The Last Three Attributes: Each of the attributes discussed in this 3-part series are exhibited throughout the Bible. Solomon extols understanding. John promotes and writes about love. Paul introduces most of his letters with grace, mercy, and peace; with peace as one of the final three attributes. However, it will take a great amount of […]

Are You a Fox or a Hedgehog?

January 29, 2011 by  
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How would you describe yourself? Are you someone with broad knowledge or narrow focus? Do you draw on a wide variety of experiences with no centralizing concept to pull everything together? Or do you organize everything that happens in your life and all the knowledge you have acquired around one big idea? In the 7th […]

The 7 Attributes of Successful Christians (Part 2)

March 14, 2010 by  
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In this second installment of The Seven Attributes of Highly Successful Christians, we will introduce another two characteristics that contribute to our success as Christians. In Part 1 discussed the attributes of wisdom and understanding. We are a people as called from God, outliers. This means we are outside the normal ‘curve’ of Christianity. Our […]

An Invitation for True Knowledge and Wisdom

March 12, 2009 by  
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My in-laws told a story set in the not-too-distant past where people they knew used to brag about the drinking competitions they engaged in during  lunch, at work. The ‘competitors’ were quite proud of their ability to guzzle down as much alcohol as they could; however, that was not the end of the story. Many […]

The 7 Attributes of Highly Effective Christians (Part 1)

December 5, 2008 by  
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Several years ago, while waiting for my flight in a Southern airport, I purchased a book by Stephen R. Covey entitled, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. My curiosity piqued by the title, I wondered if I possessed those traits of success. During the wait time for my flight, I read the entire book.  […]

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