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Some Lessons Learned from Starting FOCUS International

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January 21, 2018

 

There were few opportunities for university students to minister to their peers among un-reahed peoples in the early 1990’s. My trip to Central Asia gave me a burden for reaching the unreached students around the world and strengthened my resolve that students could be trained to have an impact…


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Lessons learned Personal growth

NINE LESSONS LEARNED IN 2017

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December 30, 2017

 

My life is in God’s hands. There is nothing that I have control over. God is sovereign and good and desires all of…

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The Ultimate Thing: Part V

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December 28, 2017

The Ultimate thing Part V 

The final key to discipleship is patience. Ms. Sankar says that discipleship (discipleship – my word) is a lifelong process….

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Discipleship Mentoring

The Ultimate Thing: Part IV

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November 30, 2017

 

Key number four that has implications for us as we seek someone to disciple us is to “seek mentors outside of our comfort zone”. …

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Discipleship Leadership Mentoring Personal growth

The Ultimate Thing: Part III

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November 24, 2017

Remember, the best business mentoring is based on discipleship principles from the Bible.

The third key that Carol Sankar relates to us is that the…

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The Ultimate Thing: Part II

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November 19, 2017

Am I driven by the desire to be successful at any cost or by the desire
to make others successful at a significant cost to…

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Mentoring

The Ultimate Goal

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November 8, 2017

 

 
1 Cor. 11:1 “Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ”
The ultimate goal of discipleship is to become like Jesus. Thus, our…

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Inspiration

Courage

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August 15, 2017

Courage is a trait possessed by all great leaders. Charles Swindoll said  “Courage is not limited to the battlefield or the Indianapolis 500 or bravely…

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Discipleship Mentoring

Whose Success Is More Important

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July 2, 2017

 

 

I was recently convicted that I am here for others and not them for me.  Philippians 2:3-4

As a teenager I worked at a retail…

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Discipleship

Make Disciples of all Nations?

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June 29, 2017

 

A search of Google images for a Thing-a-ma-Jig resulted in a conglomeration of pictures depicting a wide variety of items of which no…

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Inspiration

More than Enough

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May 10, 2017

I Wish You Enough
By Bob Perkins
I wish you enough sun to keep your attitude bright no matter how grey the day may appear.
I wish…

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JOHN D. BROOKS
Wichita, KS

I am a devoted follower of the Lord Jesus Christ. I aim to lead a life worthy of my Lord with the utmost humility, to please him in every way, to bear fruit in every good work and to continuously grow in the knowledge of God.

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MY LIFE INSPIRATION
“Disturb us, Lord, when we are too pleased with ourselves; when our dreams have come true because we dreamed too little; when we arrived safely because we sailed too close to the shore.

“Disturb us, Lord, when with the abundance of things we possess, we have lost our thirst for the waters of life.

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Disturb us, Lord, to dare more boldly, to venture on wider seas where storms will show your majesty; where losing sight of land we shall find the stars.”

—Prayer of Vice Admiral Sir Francis Drake