“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupery quoted in the Los Angeles Times AdvertisementsRead more "If You Want to Build a Ship . . ."
Does Having Children Make Parents More Active Churchgoers? “Children do, in fact, act as a catalyst for millions of parents (to reengage with the church). Yet, this is not the most common or normative experience for parents in the nation. While parenthood can reset people’s priorities in life, having children is not an automatic faith-starter […]Read more "Some Church Trends & Megatrends I’m Gathering"
Session #1 1. Introduction, prayer, and assign “recorder” of the session. 2. Clear the decks of all emergency tasks. These are things that will blow up in our face if they are not done this week / month. (5 minutes max) 3. Create a clear the air mind map: + What are you concerned about […]Read more "New Strategic Planning Process I’m Developing For Living Grace Lutheran Church"
We Learn More from Success than Failure by Rachael Rettner 04 August 2009 Time: 08:55 AM ET We learn from our mistakes, right? Well, maybe not as much as we learn from our successes, according to a new study. The research, done on monkeys, suggests that the brain neurons involved in learning may process information […]Read more "We Learn More from Success than Failure"
“A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” – Charles Darwin #quotes #inspirationRead more "“A man who dares to waste one hour of t"
“If you have to run, run forward — to the next opportunity on your list. All of us sometimes feel like running away. We differ only in that some of us flee forward, others flee backward.” (E. Stanley Jones)Read more "“If you have to run, run forward — to"
“Small plans do not inflame the hearts of men.” (Napoleon) So, what’s on your agenda for this week?Read more "“Small plans do not inflame the hearts"