Be an Encourager at Work

Encourage one another and build each other up” (1 Thessalonians 5:11 NIV). If you want to stand out at work, one trait will put you head and shoulders above everybody else: Be an encourager. When you are known for being an encourager at your company, you’ll be at the top of the class, because encouragement is... Continue Reading →

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Trying to Manage Your Time? Don’t Go It Alone

“It’s better to have a partner than go it alone” (Ecclesiastes 4:9 The Message). We were created for community. We’re better together. We’re made for each other. We need each other.To make the most of your time, you must enlist a spiritual partner. Why? Because you cannot get control of your calendar on your own. You can’t call everybody... Continue Reading →

Stop Waiting for Things to Settle Down

If you wait for perfect conditions, you will never get anything done” (Ecclesiastes 11:4 TLB). The most important word you can learn in time management is “no.” Every time you say no, you save yourself a whole lot of time.But here’s a phrase that’s also good time management: “Do it now.” When something is not worthy... Continue Reading →

Biblical Goals Are FAITH Goals

“I can do all things through him who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13 ESV). God will help you in any area of your life that you give to him—including time management.To make the most of your time, you must believe that God will help you if you trust him. Philippians 4:13 says, “I can do all things through... Continue Reading →

How to Make the Most of Your Time

“We are each responsible for our own conduct” (Galatians 6:5 NLT). All of us get the same amount of time every week: 168 hours. The difference between people who make their lives count and those who don’t is how they manage their time. God wants to use your life in amazing ways. He put you on... Continue Reading →

Don’t Get Defensive

“But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere” (James 3:17 NIV).   After one pastor had preached his first sermon at his new church, a guy walked over to him and said, “Pastor, that sermon stunk.” The pastor was... Continue Reading →

Wise People Avoid Arguments

“But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere” (James 3:17 NIV).   Have you ever met someone who is always arguing and looking for a fight? I heard about one guy who was so argumentative he would only eat... Continue Reading →

Walk Securely in Wisdom

“Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom” (James 3:13 NIV). Have you noticed how common sense isn’t so common? A lot of smart people are not too wise. They may be educated, but they don’t have wisdom. They... Continue Reading →

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