Leaders without a purpose are like ships without a captains. Their decisions are often based on surveys and polls instead of substance and principles. They waffle and flip-flop on issues. Their followers are frustrated, disillusioned, and disloyal. On the other hand, successful leaders have a sense of personal mission. Their decisions are based on general principles and a big-picture perspective rather than popular opinion or emotional whims. They can communicate clear objectives to their followers and measure success by more than just gut feelings. Each person needs a personal mission.
|Part 1||July 22, 2014|
|Part 2||July 23, 2014|
|Part 3||July 24, 2014|
One Minute Message
It's easy to lose focus and get sidetracked by distractions. But when you stay committed to the task at hand—raising a family, strengthening your marriage, living a life of integrity—the rewards are immeasurable.
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Paws & Tales
The new Wildwood library is nearly complete and Miss Harbor's class has been given the honour of making it something to go on permanent display. Ned knows just the thing and sets off to create his masterpiece. But his pride and anger put the project—and his life—in jeopardy! Can his friends save him from destruction?
INSIGHTS MAGAZINE CANADA
by Chuck Swindoll
In 1957 as I was packing to head overseas to serve in the Marine Corps, my brother tossed me a book. It was titled Through Gates of Splendor by Elisabeth Elliot. Reluctantly, I took the volume. Once I started it, however, I couldn’t put it down.Read Full Article >
by Robyn Roste
I have kept a journal as long as I can remember. Writing down ideas, thoughts, memories, goals, and to-do lists has always seemed important to me, although I can’t recall being taught to keep records per se. And my journals have changed forms over the years. All the way from the mini diary with a lock my brothers would steal and break into to the nondescript notebook I take with me everywhere.Read Full Article >
by Phil Callaway
I grumble. I gripe. I have grievances. Sometimes my whining gets on my wife’s nerves. She says, “You should quit whining, Phil.” But I tell her, “I don’t like your tone of voice, Sweetie, it’s beginning to bother me.” I hate to admit it, but I have won the Wimbledon of Whining and the Grand Slam of Bellyaching all in the same week. These are the things I have found myself complaining about lately:Read Full Article >
by Steve Johnson
What are the keys to receiving what I pray for?Read Full Article >
Keep your kids entertained while on the road with Paws & Tales!
How long does it take to figure out God’s ways? Chuck’s answer may surprise you.
“Here I stand!” Chuck looks at people who understood the importance of standing alone.
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GLASS HALF FULL
Even when things are good it’s easy to complain. Chuck explains why in this message.