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Is Jesus the (American) Way, Truth, and Life?

It is not easy to live life on this planet. Most normal, ordinary human beings simply want to live — to love their family, feed that family, have time to be with and enjoy that family and their friends. But … Continue reading

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Defining Success

“If you, even you, had only recognized on this day the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes.” (Luke 19:42) When I was in college, I endured an extremely unhappy and bitter professor who, as … Continue reading

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None of Our Children Attended Harvard

“See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition.” Colossians 2:8 We successfully homeschooled four kids. They’re all decent adults, capable of thinking for themselves, independently minded, cognizant that nothing in … Continue reading

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What Does a Good Boss Look Like?

“I have been your leader from my youth until this day. Here I stand.” 1 Samuel 12:2 What does the perfect boss look like? Take out 20 seconds, and think on this. (If you’re at work, do this with your … Continue reading

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The False Promotion — and Real Demotion — of the Family

It’s so easy to fall into the trap of wholeheartedly believing two opposite statements, cleverly presented, simultaneously. Take the concept of family, for example. For years, the government and mass media systems have been promoting the message that “family is dysfunctional,” … Continue reading

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Our Obsession with Success

If you want people to read an article you write, or watch a video you post, just make sure that the title has the word, “Success” in it. (I know. I just did that. Did it work?) Fortunately, I am … Continue reading

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What Jesus Calls Success

I love reading about the disciples. They’re so refreshingly human, constantly expressing fear and doubt and selfish ambition. One of the greatest gifts the Bible gives us is that it’s written honestly, and doesn’t — like we do — provide … Continue reading

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Your Learning Curve

From Start Your Week with Steve, the weekly e-mail newsletter of Steve Henderson Fine Art. Steve Says: Carolyn wrote an article for Fine Art Views called Your Learning Curve, which addresses, well, our learning curve, and how sometimes we don’t embark upon a … Continue reading

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Excellence, Not Perfection

From Start Your Week with Steve, the free e-mail newsletter of Steve Henderson Fine Art: Steve Says: “I like to think that Santa is really really good at what he does, but he doesn’t worry about perfection. If there is a … Continue reading

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Conquering Your Learning Curve

From Start Your Week with Steve, the free weekly newsletter of Steve Henderson Fine Art Steve Says: “Last week we talked about getting frustrated (Frustration is Crucial). This week let’s talk about your learning curve. “We’ve all seen those bell-shaped curve diagrams, … Continue reading

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