Author Archives: Wisdomforlife

Servant-leadership…but….

Jesus set the example of servant-leadership but be careful not to misunderstand what He intended. Continue reading

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Five resources on perspective, attitude and speech

Attitude is important in our relationships. Check out the following resources on perspective, attitude and speech. Continue reading

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Six important resources for relationships

Resources to help when relationships become difficult. Continue reading

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Does the book of Proverbs promise too much?

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Can the promises in the Old Testament book of Proverbs be taken seriously?  Someone suggested that, “many cannot take the book seriously because its promises seem removed from the harsh realities of their experiences.” One proverb promises…

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A deeper look at the human need for change

Politics, culture and the role of law are agents of change that seem essential to our existence. These means offer limited solutions to some of our problems and offer the potential to promote human flourishing. But we have a deeper need that cannot be addressed through these agents of change.
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People in heaven prior to the resurrection

Life in heaven prior to the resurrection of our bodies. Continue reading

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Three approaches to communication and leadership

Sometimes we’re not seeing the results we desire in relationships because we fail to recognize that different situations call for different approaches to communication and leadership. Continue reading

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