Energy Begets Energy

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When we devote ourselves to things that give us energy, we have more energy for things we have no energy for.

Extroverts understand this. If one derives energy from being with people, one must do that to fuel those focused, solo work times. Saying, “I’ll deprive myself of this until I do this,” is a sometimes necessary, emergency move, not a best way to go about life.

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 127

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Here’s what’s on my mind this Friday morning: Congratulations to a Ohio State University for their defeat of the Ducks. You are the champions, my friend. However, the third-string QB stud surprise reminds me a little of the Bledsoe-Brady lucky charm the Patriots found. The war on terrorism continues. What a series of fearful tragedies […]

The Missional Excuse

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I’ve observed an occasional correlation between those trying to be “missional” and those frustrated with the internal turbulence in their congregation or own soul. Of course, not all churches suddenly trying to be missional have gridlocked leaderships or frustrated ministers–but many do. You can’t tell from what they write in books or articles. You can’t […]