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If NBA Teams Were Churches

I love sports and the lessons that go along with them. When Paul writes in 1 Corinthians that the church is like a body- and that every part matters- we can see that application in sports in some good and … Continue reading

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Bonhoeffer to Pastors: Don’t Complain!

I reread chapter one of Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer this morning. While there was a lot that stood out about how we are to live in community, what stuck out the most was Bonhoeffer’s advice to clergy in regards to … Continue reading

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Peyton Manning Leadership School: Be Prepared

Peyton Manning provided another important lesson of leadership during last night’s 41-17 drubbing of the Oakland Raiders. It is this: Be Prepared. Towards the end of the 3rd Quarter with the Broncos up big, it appears that 2nd string QB … Continue reading

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What Peyton Manning Teaches Us About Organizational Culture

Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos recently took on the San Diego Chargers in Denver. It was a game where Peyton looked sharp, throwing three touchdownds. In the press conference, he pointed out emphatically that the scoreboard operator needed to … Continue reading

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LeBron James, Dan Gilbert and the Danger of Being Impulsive

By now, you’ve heard the news that LeBron James is heading back home to Cleveland as he re-signs with the Cavaliers. This comes after famously leaving Cleveland for Miami in “The Decision”- and ill-fated decision on James’ camp. “The Decision” … Continue reading

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The Church Should Take a Page From The Spurs Playbook

I grew up a San Antonio Spurs fan in the 1990’s. But I didn’t grow up anywhere near San Antonio. I grew up 90 minutes from Cleveland and watched the Cavs led by Mark Price and Brad Daugherty. I grew … Continue reading

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Lessons on Welcoming Guest From Little League Registration

The other day, Abbie and I went to sign up for T-ball in our community. We just moved here in June, so the fields and the buildings were all new to me. Nor did I know anyone who might be … Continue reading

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