Ringling Brothers Circus Accident Cause for Prayer and Reflection

Johnathan Iverson as Ring Master of Ringling Brothers in 2011

On Sunday, eight aerialists fell 35 feet onto a dancer below when their rigging collapsed above them during a performance of the “Greatest Show on Earth.” Investigators have already tracked the problem down to a single caribiner that failed. Thankfully, none of the nine performers suffered deadly injuries. They are still in the hospital recovering from [Read More...]

Want to Be Missional? Equip Those in the Workplace

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by Bob Robinson I was recently invited to teach a session of a seminary class called “Pastoral Functions” at an extension of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. In this class, the pastors-in-training had been discussing such topics as Worship, Disciplemaking, Evangelism, Visitation, Funerals, Weddings, Pastoral Counseling, Children’s Ministry, etc.—topics we’d expect in a class like this. But [Read More...]

[VIDEO] Labor in the Dark

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What challenges and obstacles do you face that prevent you from accomplishing big things? I don’t know about you, but I’ve long wrestled with my (perceived) shortcomings. I’ve always felt like I could accomplish more if I was smarter, had more education, or could get better connections with influential people. If we’re not careful, then [Read More...]

3 Workplace Lessons from the Disgrace of LA Clippers Owner Donald Sterling

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Earlier today, the NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced that Donald Sterling, owner of the LA Clippers, will be banned for life from the game.  He must also pay a $2.5 million fine for allegedly making racist remarks in a conversation with his girlfriend, Vivian Stiviano. Issues like this get people talking about race and power [Read More...]

Three Reflective Questions to Improve Your Job Performance

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by J.B. Wood I recently spent a couple of hours thinking about my job instead of actually doing it. I mulled over the current state of affairs at work, my priorities, my recent accomplishments, where my time is being spent, and so on. I guess you could say I was reflecting. To some of you, this may [Read More...]

[VIDEO] Another Good Job Done by Me

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Mediocrity is agruably our worst enemy in any work we do. That’s why it’s important to take pride in our work. Recognizing the value in a job well done moves us beyond mediocrity and into excellence. [Read more...]


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