“No Problem” Series Begins With “Small Problem”

“No problem.” We hear it from the lips of friends who assure us we’re not a bother. We hear it from the lips of customers who assure us they’ll wait. We hear it from the lips of vacationers who assure us the laid back lifestyle really is the best. We even say it to...

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#TBT — Princeton Tennis, 1982

I received this photo in a group text with some college tennis friends this week.  What memories! This is from the spring of 1982, my sophomore year in college.  Why are our sweatsuits cream and blue?  I have no idea -- the school colors are orange and black (tiger...

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Yet Another Example Of Just How Well They’re Listening

I received this from a Good Shepherd mom this week: Add this to your "Kids Say" file... One of my sons picked up a Kids Bible to, let's say, thump his brother over the head. I told him, "The Bible is not a weapon!" And he says, "No, it's a library." Of course I...

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From Reluctant Mentoring To Adequate Leadering

If you've read this space before, you know that I have made confessions like: I'm better at leading the congregation than I am at leading the staff; or I'm a disciplined person but not a very disciplined leader; or I'm better at dealing with one or with 2,000 than I...

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