Baby, You’re a Firework: 3 Ways You are Designed to Shine!

(By J. Scott McElroy, from Crosswalk.com) In another life, I produced a fireworks show called “SkyConcert” that was choreographed precisely to music and broadcast live on   TV and radio.  In 25 years of doing that event we were never rained out.  I asked the Lord once why this fireworks show was so important that he always held back the rain. … Read More

Resisting Your Calling Can Lead to Depression

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(Note: This article also appeared at RelevantMagazine.com ) Reading the book of Jonah recently, I suddenly had a new realization about this verse: “Meanwhile Jonah had gone down to the lowest part of the vessel and had stretched out and fallen into a deep sleep.”  (Jon. 1:5b) The verse always seemed odd; Jonah sound asleep on a lurching ship during … Read More

10 Lessons from Colombia’s Incredible Cultural Transformation

How Creativity Rescued a Nation The TV program 60 Minutes ran a segment last week that made my heart sing. It was the story an ad agency in the South American country of Colombia that used creativity to help end a 52-year-long war between the military and rebel guerilla fighters. The conflict had cost the country 220,000 lives, but now … Read More

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