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3 Ways to Work As A Team When You’re An Introvert

Ever heard the phrase, “Teamwork makes the dream work”? This sounds great as a commercial voiceover while you watch a group of people smiling, helping each other lift things and high-fiving each other. But is it true? Most of the time yes, especially on a...

3 Ways to Work As A Team When You’re An Introvert
Faith and CultureLeadership

3 Ways to Assume the Best

You know what happens when you assume? No seriously, what happens? Twelve years ago I met a pastor and just made the assumption that he didn’t like me.  He seemed rude, aloof, and not interested, so I decided I would return the favor.  I chose not to interact with...

3 Ways to Assume the Best
Faith and CultureFamily

5 Ways To Be Real Without Being Rude

Ever heard this phrase? “Sorry, just keeping it real.”  It usually comes after a verbal punch in the gut.  “TBH, that outfit does nothing for you … sorry, just keeping it real,”  or, “That message you taught did nothing for me … just being honest.”  Honesty is...

5 Ways To Be Real Without Being Rude
Leadership

What Great Leaders Don’t Tell You

I was sitting at lunch with a respected leader and was lamenting about some leadership and organizational challenges. He was polite to let me go on and on while he sat listening attentively. When I finally finished talking he said, “You know our secret sauce is…”...

What Great Leaders Don’t Tell You
LeadershipPodcast

Lead Like A Shepherd with Larry Osborne

On this episode of the Rusty George Podcast, Rusty sits down with Larry Osborne, more affectionately known as "Yoda" among Christian Leaders, to discuss what it means to Lead Like A Shepherd. Larry Osborne is a pastor at North Coast Church in Vista CA. Under his...

Lead Like A Shepherd with Larry Osborne
Faith and Culture

The Church at Walmart

I’m not ashamed to say that I spend many hours at Walmart in a given year–sometimes in just a month. Though it is not my favorite trip of the day, it is certainly one of the most convenient. Where else can I buy milk, t-shirts and motor oil? And in some ways,...

The Church at Walmart
Faith and Culture

Help and Healing for Those Impacted by Suicide

Suicide continues to be a growing problem in our society. With the untimely passing of one of our own, pastor Jim Howard, I have been blessed by pastor Kay Warren who lost her son to suicide over six years ago. Read more to find resources to help heal from the loss of suicide to understanding what to say to someone with suicidal thoughts.
Help and Healing for Those Impacted by Suicide
Faith and Culture

The Mercy You Are Missing

We all want mercy. We ask for mercy when the police officer pulls us over for going 5 miles over the speed limit. We want mercy when the bank is threatening foreclosure. We ask for mercy when we show up 15 minutes late to an important meeting. We all want mercy....

The Mercy You Are Missing

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