Travis Taylor

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Why You Can Focus in a Coffee Shop but Not in Your Open Office

A few years ago, during a media interview for one of my books, my interviewer said something I still ponder often. Ranting about the level of distraction in his open office, he said, “That’s why I have a membership at the coworking space across the street — so I can focus.”<p>While I fully support the …

Amazon Alexa Can Now Help Diagnose What Ails You

Amazon Alexa users with health issues can now have Alexa call Healthtap’s Doctor AI to help figure out what’s wrong and direct them to act …

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

The Problem of Evil Is a Problem for Everyone

<i>If God is all-good and all-powerful, why is there so much evil and suffering in the world?</i><p>This question, the age-old “problem of evil,” is probably …

Scientific Evidence for the Existence of God

<b>Free PDF Version:</b> If you’d like a PDF version of this blog post to keep permanently, then click here please.Have you ever wondered about what is the</b> …

Church: If the earliest Christ followers didn’t do church the way we do today, why should I?

<b>To Go Or Not To Go?</b><p>I had lunch with a twenty-something and thirty-something today. These two men happen to be two of my favorite people on planet …

Pope Francis

5 things that could make Amazon even stronger in 2017

Amazon’s 2016 has been record breaking on many fronts. The company recorded its sixth consecutive quarterly profit (previously, it mostly hemorrhaged cash). Meanwhile, this year marked Amazon’s growing strength in hardware with its hit Echo home automation hub Amazon Echo, and its companion voice …

Voice Is the Next Big Platform, and Alexa Will Own It

If you happen to live in one of the six million US homes that have so far purchased an Amazon Echo, you may think Alexa is just a voice emanating …

Do Catholics and Protestants Really Still Disagree?

Next year marks 500 years since Martin Luther sent his 95 theses—a list of critiques and corrections to abuses he saw in the Roman Catholic Church—to …

The Powerful Combination of Confidence and Humility

I have come to admire the combination of confidence and humility as among the most powerful traits of a leader. It is often my experience that leaders that are confident are not humble.<p>And on the flip side, those with humility are not confident, even to the point of constantly seeking reassurances …

Employment

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Church Should Feel Uncomfortable

I grew up attending Baptist churches in the Midwest—the kind where men’s quartets sing gospel songs as “special music” but no one dares raise their …

Evangelical Christianity

Amazon Prime Membership Is Worth the Cost

The cornerstone of an Amazon Prime membership has long been fast and free shipping. Two-day delivery on more than 30 million items remains paramount, …

Five Reasons to be a Member of a Local Church

The belief that professing Christians should gather together as members of a local Church in is waning many sectors of Christianity today. Some feel …

How Controllers Become Business Partners - Strategic Finance

Also, research conducted by IMA and its partners has shown an ongoing transformation of the finance function into more of a strategic business …

Management

How To Answer 15 Common Job Interview Questions

Got a job interview coming up? Here are sample answers to 15 common job interview questions, to inspire you! You can use these answers as templates and customize them with the specific details that suit your situation. The job-seeker in our example is interviewing for a Call Center Supervisor …

What to say when someone asks for proof of God\'s existence

<i>"There isn't enough evidence."</i><p>It seems so reasonable. It's what any sensible person would ask. Where is the evidence? Why should it be so difficult …

Mike Houston Formally Introduced as JMU Football Head Coach - James Madison University

James Madison Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne formally introduced Mike Houston as the football program's seventh head coach on Tuesday, January 19 …

Is God Sovereign over My Free Will?

Pastor John tackles the topic of God's sovereignty over free will.

Theology

The Major Life Decision That Put My Theology to the Test

It’s always a little easier to help others live the Christian life than to live it myself. It is easy enough to tell others how to face temptation …

Paul Washer, The Gospel. The most terrifying truth of Scripture...

Jesus

10 Quick Tips to Be a Better Boss

Make no mistake, successful businesses run on teamwork. Here's how to work with your employees to create a culture of cooperation.<p>It takes more than one person to make a company successful--great businesses thrive because of outstanding teamwork. It might be easy to bring a group of people …

5 Entrepreneurial Lessons I Learned Working for Michael Jordan

Jordan's rise to the top was no coincidence--it was all due to his leadership style, quick mind, and pure desire to be the best.<p><i>Come Fly with Me</i>, <i>Ultimate Jordan</i>, and <i>Airtime</i>--I saw and studied all of the Michael Jordan videos as a kid. Who didn’t? Never in a million years could I have imagined I …

Hemingway's 10 Best Quotes

In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.<p>In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.

Feel like giving up? 10 Bible verses to help you persevere

Sometimes things can just get a bit much – whether we're struggling with our faith, or finding everything else in life is getting on top of us, it's …

Game-Changer for Bible Reading

Luke 24 is a game-changer.<p>It was an unsuspecting walk from Jerusalem. Jesus, unrecognized by two of his disciples, started up a conversation, “And …

Christianity

Jesus Died for Us...Not for God

<b>Jesus Died for Us…Not for God</b> <i><br>Brian Zahnd</i><p>“You killed the Author of life, whom God raised from the dead.” <i>–The Apostle Peter, Acts 3:15</i><p>Golgotha is where …

Expert Testimony: The Existence of God, the Problem of Evil, and the Facts on the Bible

One of the respected methods by which truth claims may be verified is by expert testimony. Expert testimony is offered in court cases to assist in …