The secret

At the time Paul wrote his letter to the church in Philippi, he was languishing in a Roman prison, yet in his introduction, he describes true happiness not as him being r …  »

The wise and unwise leader 

A good executive is not a boss—he is a servant! Jesus wasn’t just trying to teach His disciples humility when He said, “Whoever desires to become great among you, let him …  »

A tale of two camps

A friend of mine told me that when she was young, even though her family was close and they loved one another very much, fairness was always an issue. She said that when …  »

Learning from the hurt

It’s my 20th year living and working in the former Yugoslavia. I also lived here earlier, right after President Tito died in 1980. His pictures were still hanging everywh …  »

The most unlikely to succeed

“Disciple Making: Training Leaders to Make Disciples,” [[© 1994 by Billy Graham Center Institute of Evangelism]] cites an imaginary report to Jesus from the Jordan Manage …  »

Being a good listener

Good listening takes effort. Notice the traits of the people whom you enjoy talking to, the good listeners. They show their interest with their eyes, posture, and the way …  »

Talking vs listening

The small cafeteria at our workplace was abuzz with chatter. Colleagues sat in groups and the room was humming with conversation. That morning I felt I had little to cont …  »