Friday Stream of Consciousness – 150

Featuring Joey Bats, Facebook, and Hillsong United

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Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: If you want to see what leadership through conflict looks like… Take a look at Mark Zuckerberg and how he has handled the Facebook situation. That is how you not only navigate conflict, but build trust. He turned what could have been a real problem for Facebook into […]

How Envy Becomes Respect

Getting Past Envy of Other Pastors

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A number of years ago, I sat in an Applebee’s with a fellow minister in our area. It was a typical pastor-lunch-share what’s going on kind of thing. Both of us were considered to be “up and comers.” We were close in age and even among well-meaning men who love the Lord, competition can crop up subtly. His preaching/teaching gifts were ahead of my own, but our church was growing faster than theirs.

Friday Stream of Consciousness -142

Featuring Ken Griffey Jr., The Lone Bellow, and the Aging Suit

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Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: HOW IN THE WORLD COULD ANYONE VOTE AGAINST KEN GRIFFEY JR. FOR THE HALL OF FAME? Trevor Hoffman also should have made it. It looks like the Chargers are headed to Los Angeles. I won’t pull for them–even though from Long Beach and their stadium will be about […]