Category Archives: judgement

WWIDWJ

WWJD What would Jesus do?  This was a very popular saying some time ago.  It is indeed a worthy consideration as we face life’s daily struggles.  If our aim is to be Christ-like then maybe this needs to be more … Continue reading

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Character and Reputation

Schwarzkopf and Wooden A serious study of leadership could include Norman S. Schwarzkopf and John Wooden.  These were two men whom I greatly admired.  They are both gone now but their lessons live on.  Let us visit each briefly and … Continue reading

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Some People Like to Talk

I heard someone recently complaining about a person who monopolizes the conversation.  He said the person just takes over a meeting and does all the talking.  It was said that this person obviously likes to hear himself talk.  We all … Continue reading

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Influence

“Never listen to the voice of a man, who doesn’t listen to the voice of GOD” Currently there are some professional athletes who are protesting what they perceive as a social injustice by refusing to stand during the playing of … Continue reading

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Right or Effective?

We have a religious body in our community that is fairly new to this area.  Their facilities, in a prime location, look like a small community college campus. I recently heard the leader of this very popular growing religious group … Continue reading

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Open Mouth, Insert Foot

Then Job answered the LORD and said: “Behold, I am vile; What shall I answer You? I lay my hand over my mouth. Once I have spoken, but I will not answer; Yes, twice, but I will proceed no further.” … Continue reading

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Hold Fast the Pattern

Hold fast the pattern of sound words which you have heard from me, in faith and love which are in Christ Jesus.       2 Timothy 1:13 When my older son was about 3 years old, our family was visiting an arts … Continue reading

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Guilt

The old man has to live with the young man’s deeds. I think if younger Christians would really think about this wisdom it would prevent a lot of bad judgment. I heard this expression years ago. And I know the … Continue reading

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The Greatest Thought

Daniel Webster was once asked what is the greatest thought that can occupy one’s mind. What a powerful thing to contemplate. Just trying to think of the greatest thought might be the greatest challenge in and of itself. One of … Continue reading

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Evaluations

Throughout my working career I have been and continue to be on both sides of annual evaluations. As a school principal, one of my responsibilities was to evaluate teachers and staff. The seasoned teachers received evaluations twice each year while … Continue reading

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