Archives: September 2013

FIVE TRAITS COMMON TO ALL SUCCESSFUL WRITERS

September 16, 2013 - Miscellaneous

In the world of publishing, why does the recipe for greatness elude so many? There is no limit to differences in prose, but there are five important characteristics common to all successful authors.

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DO I BREAK THE LAW TO TELL OTHERS ABOUT CHRIST?

September 13, 2013 - Eminent Dangers

I travel out of the country regularly. Sometimes I am very secretive about it—other times I am not. Recently many have asked why. There is a good reason—let me explain.

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ADVERSITY IS MORE THAN A TOOL

September 12, 2013 - God

“Adversity is not simply a tool. It is God’s most effective tool for the advancement of our spiritual lives. The circumstances and events that we see as setbacks are oftentimes the very things that launch us into periods of...

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FOUR QUESTIONS ON THE ROAD TO SUCCESS

September 11, 2013 - Radical Hope

We strive to provide for our families. It’s our God-instilled desire to excel—to go the extra mile. At the end of the day, what we show for our labor speaks of who we are. In the world of crazy,...

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WE WILL NOT WISH

September 10, 2013 - God

“We will not wish we had made more money, acquired more stuff, lived more comfortably, taken more vacations, watched more television, pursued greater retirement, or been more successful in the eyes of this world. Instead, we will wish we had given more...

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THE TRUTH ABOUT LOVE

September 9, 2013 - Serious Struggles

It’s no secret that I love New York. That makes no sense to many, but to others, it’s a no brainer. But my heart is there for a number of reasons that may surprise you.

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IS GOD AGAINST PROSPERITY?

September 6, 2013 - God

Sometimes we tend to believe that the world revolves around America, but it isn’t really true. America is the predominant place in the world that believes God owes us great wealth, and that it should be our rightful pursuit....

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WHY IN THE WORLD WE WASTE OUR LIVES

September 5, 2013 - God

“And people who do not know the Lord ask why in the world we waste our lives as missionaries. They forget that they too are expending their lives . . . and when the bubble has burst they will...

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WHAT OPPRESSION IN THE CHURCH REALLY MEANS

September 4, 2013 - Serious Struggles

I have spoken in the past about places I go that I can’t talk about. One of those places is currently under attack from every angle. Although the people there have never known true freedom, what they are dealing...

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IF YOUR ACTIONS INSPIRE

September 3, 2013 - Miscellaneous

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” -John Quincy Adams

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