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    15 Principles Every Leader Should Practice

    Your team is faltering, accomplishing the goal seems impossible, and you have opposition from all sides. What do you do? Where do you look for help? You look to an expert leader from the 5th century BC, accustomed to adversity. From corporate to church leadership, practicing these fifteen principles of Nehemiah will make your leadership—and your team—stand firm. Determine to Make a Difference– An effective leader does not idly sit and watch her team suffer. She compassionately believes she can make a difference. She takes responsibility by making their problems her problems. Nehemiah mourned, fasted, and prayed for days when he heard of the ruins of Jerusalem. (Nehemiah 1:4) Pray…

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    “Convictional Kindness” – A Model Offered by Dr. Russell D. Moore

    The disruption created within me is palpable. Trying to figure out how to relate within a Christian worldview that is shrinking and being replaced by who knows what and anything goes and who cares is a challenge. It’s the world view that offers: I’ll do my thing and you do yours and I’ll accept you and you accept me UNLESS you are a Christian with convictions that tangle with and step on my politically correct toes. That is why reading about an interview by The Wall Street Journal with Dr. Russell D. Moore was so encouraging.  A clarion voice, he joins others in the respectful conversation category and models for…