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How To Consistently Accomplish Your Highest Priorities • Brian Jones

The stoic philosopher Seneca used to tell people, “Without a ruler to do it against you won’t make the crooked straight.”<p>In other words, the only way …

Productivity

5 Traits of Great Staff

When it comes to great staff, we all want to hire the best leaders, see them flourish and realize their God-given potential!When a staff member is …

Consciousness

Globe editorial: Is it now okay to discriminate against people who oppose abortion?

The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau has sent a terrible message by blocking the election of a Conservative MP to the position of chair of the House of Commons committee on the status of women solely because of her opposition to abortion.<p>Think of it this way: Were Rachael Harder, the Alberta MP …

Same sex relationships: should we just agree to disagree?

Sam Allberry | July 4th 2017<p><i>As the Church of England’s General Synod meets this week, once again, the tortured issue of same-sex relationships will</i> …

6 Keys To Protect Your Primary Ministry From Your Church Ministry

<b>6 Keys to Protect Your PRIMARY Ministry From Your CHURCH Ministry</b><p>A few years ago, Andy Stanley shared a message about the importance of managing the …

8 Ways Senior Pastors Can Prevent Burnout

I’m seeing a disturbing trend.As of late, a number of highly gifted friends of mine who are senior pastors of small to medium-sized churches have …

Long-Term Care

World Watch List | Countries Where Christianity is Illegal & Oppressed

Ten Biblical Truths on the Obedience of Children

Two years ago, I must have struck a nerve with the article “Parents, Require Obedience of Your Children.” It has proved to be one of our most visited …

Exclusive: The letter Russell Moore will send Trump about the refugee order

<i>Editor’s note: Russell Moore, who leads the public policy arm of the Southern Baptist Convention, will send the following letter on Monday morning to President Trump and copy House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). Moore’s letter responds to Trump’s</i> …

Mitch McConnell

Donald Trump Is The First President To Turn Postmodernism Against Itself

If politics flows downwards from culture, then it was only a matter of time before a politician mastered the role. Love him or hate him, Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

How to Live Under an Unqualified President

Today we will inaugurate a man to the presidency of the United States who is morally unqualified to be there. This is important to say just now …

Donald Trump

Fear, Scarcity, and Other Things That Prevent Church Multiplication

In every story and aspect of life, there always seem to be opposing forces.On our planet, you have night and day. In <i>Romeo and Juliet</i>, you have the …

Nobel Prize

Follow This 4-Step Routine Every Friday

Don't make the mistake of treating Friday like any other workday.<p>Having a specific and intentional routine on Friday will set you up for a relaxing weekend and a successful following week.<p>Follow this 4-step process every Friday to maximize your productivity and peace of mind:<p><b>1. Block off your</b> …

How Should We Think about Watching Women Fight Women?

I invited Alastair J. Roberts, author of the big forthcoming book, <i>Heirs Together: A Theology of the Sexes</i> (Crossway, 2017), to share his thoughts …

Feminism

Here’s the best thing you can do for your life in 2017

<i>This opinion piece is by Jedd Medefind, co-author of “Upended: How Following Jesus Remakes Your Words and Your World.”</i><p>Not long ago, I helped facilitate a retreat for men in their 20s and 30s. Whenever group discussions got raw and real, the subject of technology kept popping up, seemingly from …

Time I

How to Organize and Run a Mastermind Session [Infographic]

Sometimes getting caught up in the everyday grind of your business makes it way too easy to fall into a rut. This can lead to missed opportunities, …

Entrepreneurship

National Post View: In the era of fake news, the power of true words adopts a holy light

<i>In the beginning was the Word.</i><p>So begins the soaring prologue to St. John’s Gospel, proclaimed from pulpits from the rising of the sun to its setting …

Fake News

The 73 best Android apps in 2018: Get the best from your phone

Get the most from your smartphone with the best Android apps around<p>Best Android apps 2018: Productivity apps<p><b>57. Google Keyboard</b> (free)<p><i>Better than 99%</i> …

Apps

Here’s How You Can Help Aleppo Right Now

The battle for Aleppo is over, and it left the Syrian city completely devastated.As of this morning, artillery “shelling” continued which is delaying …

Middle East

Slavoj Žižek: ‘We are all basically evil, egotistical, disgusting’

The controversial philosopher, 67, on struggling with being a bad father, becoming more aggressive and how writing saved his life<p><b>We are all basically evil, egotistical, disgusting.</b> Take torture, for instance. I am a realist. If I had a daughter and someone kidnapped her, and I found a friend of the …

Fidel Castro

The ‘right’ to be spared from guilt

The word “inappropriate” is increasingly used inappropriately. It is useful to describe departures from good manners and other social norms, such as wearing white after Labor Day and using the salad fork with the entree. But the adjective has become a splatter of verbal fudge, a weasel word falsely …

Down Syndrome

Why we’re obsessed with the hit show ‘This is Us’

On the hit new NBC series “This is Us,” one of the star characters talked a reluctant colleague into spending the holidays with his family. Kevin, a washed-up sitcom actor seeking a comeback on the stage, tells the woman about his adopted black brother, about his obese twin sister who is trying to …

TV

Fidel Castro dies. Justin Trudeau issues statement. Much hilarity ensues. #TrudeauEulogies

Upon learning of the death of Fidel Castro, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued the following statement:“It is with deep sorrow that I learned today …

Cuba

18 Prayers to Pray for Unbelievers

A friend asked the question: How do I pray for unbelievers? How do I pray effectively? I trust that every Christian regularly prays for family or …

The Hospitable Gospel

Jesus modeled hospitality in the Gospels and commanded it in Acts There is no greater news than this: “The God of the Universe knows you and loves …

The Biggest Money Mistakes We Make—Decade by Decade

Our financial errors vary by age. Here’s a look at what we get wrong and how to do better.<p>Our relationship to money changes as we get older. So do the mistakes that we make with it.<p>Every new stage of life brings new financial strategies we need to follow. And at every stage we find new ways not to …

Retirement

Making Congregational Singing Awesome

I am not sure the type of church you grew up in, but most of the churches I grew up in were singing churches. Congregational singing was an important …

New Singles