The App that's tracking you

The App that’s tracking you

“Are you in an Accountability Group?” That’s a question often posed in Christian circles; it happens every time the news reports another Christian leader whose bad choices have taken him/her out of their role and unloaded them to the had-been/no-longer-qualified leper colony. It raises intriguing issues: is accountability an elective, or a required status? And,

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better than a card

What’s better than a Starbucks Card?

Makin’ a list; checkin’ it twice… You thought you’d have a break after Thanksgiving to back-off the turkey bloat and reload for the Next Big Day. You’re suffering from Pandemic-Era forgetfulness; the demand is now relentless. Last Friday didn’t get canceled because of politics or pandemic. Retail didn’t have to be “back” to pre-pandemic conditions for the

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will you be silent on Thanksgiving

Will you be silent on Thursday?

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was

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point of view Are we surrounded by Phonies?

Are we surrounded by Phonies?

You cannot lead from behind. Ask Google about “leading from behind;” get ready to sort through 2.5 billion results. Is it possible? The idea isn’t revolutionary: the word picture provides more-than-adequate portrayal of the posture. Spot the crowd; see where it’s headed and then send suggestions to the front – from the rear – about what

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big rock goal

Have you ever had a BHAG?

Most of us spend our days, lost in the micro… and blind to the macro. In baseball, there is a strategy called small ball. The idea: lacking any home-run hitters, the team relies on getting runners to first base. A steady flow of successes – without “outs” to interrupt the plan to load the bases – should force runs across

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Are you the Real Deal?

Texans call it “all hat, and no cattle.” It’s colorful; it’s descriptive, and it’s going on, constantly. You know it when you see it: someone claims to be something their performance does not confirm. Their rhetoric isn’t matched by their results; their claims fall short of their conduct; they pretend… but, they don’t produce. Look around. How

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