Family

Country Music and Greeting Cards

Navigating the Love of a Father My dad was pretty cheesy. I guess that means cheesiness is in my genes. This may also explain why I am incredibly corny myself.  Greeting Cards With my dad, however, this mostly showed up in two ways. The first is he never wrote a card. Instead, he preferred to give Hallmark cards with detailed…

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Authentic Christianity, Faith, Spiritual Life

Acres of Hope

Finding Hope in the Midst of Heartache by Amy Roberie It’s August 2012, and it seems as if my worst fears have materialized. Homeless. Jobless. Sickness. Loneliness. Loss. Heartbreak. All of these words are accurate descriptions of my new life. We made a major change and left our ministry positions, and all that went along with them. In many ways…

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Leadership

3 Leadership Tests

Questions Every Leader Should Be Able To Answer How did you feel before or after a test in school? Whether I passed or not, I was always happy to have it over. I either breathed a sigh of relief after lots of hard work and preparation, or at least the pressure was off until the next one. Leadership Tests Leadership…

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