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The Proof is in Our Children by Gregory Bland

The fruit doesn’t fall far from the tree, but then again, neither do the nuts!  It has been said, ‘You can teach a child what you want, but you reproduce what you are.’ …
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Giving the Gift of Responsibility this Christmas Part 1 by Gregory Bland

Giving the Gift of Responsibility this Christmas Part 1 by Gregory Bland
“Dad, I was thinking that I’d like to make some money for Christmas gifts this year,” my 10 year old daughter stated one…
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Is Something Missing? by Donna Astern

The balance comes in the ebb and flow, the give and take, according to our values and life circumstances. If we are unclear on our values, we will be frustrated, even if we are getting a lot of things done.
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Let’s Face It, by April M. Stallworth

Why do we try and box God in? I haven’t a clue but I sure have been guilty of this myself a time or two. When I think about it, it’s so ridiculous to think that a God so big and so wondrous could be made to fit into our human comprehension. It’s truly laughable. God not only made the human but he made the comprehension too!
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Pastors and Coaching – the Pastoral Missing Link

…a recent Barna study suggests 61% of pastors have difficulty in developing meaningful relationships. In other words, pastors many times do not seek relationships for their own leadership development. Dr. Louis McBurney, a leading pastoral counselor suggests it is taught as a “best practice” in seminary; avoid intimate relationships…A personal coach can be the missing link for pastors to truly transform their ministry.
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Blessed as You Are, by Ginny Victory

At a coaches conference a few weeks ago we were doing an exercise about leadership. In answer to the question “How do I see myself?” the keynote, a coach herself said: “fraud.” A room of one hundred coaches sat in stunned silence. Then she asked “who else?” Hands went up all over the room…..including mine.
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Unmasking, by Marian Struble

Women often find themselves hiding. Ever since Eve chose to eat the apple, mankind has been covering themselves up with the fig leafs. There are a lot of reasons. We mask our shame, fear, insecurity, loneliness, and low self worth. We cover up our true heart desires, convincing ourselves we are silly to want to accomplish something more. We live in a world of make believe instead of the real one we were destined by God to help create.
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Coaching & the New Mission Reality

The world is rapidly changing and impacting the work of frontline missionaries. To meet the challenge they require a level of support, encouragement and accountability that most understaffed mission organizations are not able to provide.
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