Pace Yourself – Save Some for June

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This blog post is a short reminder: Trying to do everything at once will burn you out and make you less effective at nearly everything. When we don’t pace ourselves, what we accomplish will likely be done incrementally as well as if we’d planned better, and exercised patience and diligence. It’s the holidays. Right about […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 125

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Here’s what’s on my mind this Friday morning: Well, in a real shocker, the government is trying to get a spending bill passed to prevent a shutdown. Question: If the government doesn’t operate by its budget and is going to run another trillion-dollar deficit…what difference does it make? You’d think by the rancor present in […]

A Step-by-Step Church Staff Review Guide

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Staff reviews are thought by some to be intrinsically miserable and somewhat useless. They really don’t have to be. They can actually be a time staff looks forward to. I was reviewed for nearly fifteen years in a way similar to what I describe below by elders or supervisors at the churches I served. I never received a poor […]