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The Importance of Confession (video)

By Church
The lesson I’m sharing with you I learned the hard way – by making mistakes: Confession is a vital part of spiritual development. Why do many people get uncomfortable talking about confession? It means having to admit I did something wrong. As someone who has followed Jesus for almost 40 years, here’s what I’ve learned: Spiritual transformation cannot begin without confession. Watch more videos at the Mountainview YouTube channel. Looking for a Speaking Coach? The most successful people are not always the smartest people. But they have one thing in common: they communicate well. I'd love to help you become a better communicator. Click here. My Background 25+ years of senior leadership experience church planter with Stadia former former president, Church Planters of the Rockies masters in business administration (mba) helped start 2 for-profit tech companies Need a Speaker or Presenter? Interested in having me speak for your church, conference,...
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One Simple Way to be More Empathetic

By Leadership
From where I sit, it seems obvious that our world needs more empathetic people. These are the people who have the ability to understand the thoughts, feelings, and experiences of others - often when we do not have the same thoughts, feelings, and experiences. In short, it's the ability to put yourself in someone else's shoes. Instead of empathy, much of our modern discourse is filled with antipathy. Without actually saying it (most of the time!), people with antipathy towards other have this attitude: "I don't like you and I'm not even going to try to understand your position or idea or feelings." Personally, although there is a dire need for more empathy, I don't believe most people are filled with antipathy. I believe the problem is actually apathy. I don't want to be bothered with having to understand you. Why? It might laziness, self-defense, or the result of information...
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Handling Bullies (video)

By Church, Preaching
When I was in grade school, if someone wanted to bully me – they had to corner me on playground and steal my milk money. Today, a bully doesn’t have to be physically present. We have social media, texting, and trolling. And it’s not limited to our kids. As adults, we have our bullies, too. As a Christian, I believe in God as our Creator. As our Creator, he understands human nature better than anyone else. In God's eyes, it’s better to be a peacemaker than a troublemaker. Watch more videos at the Mountainview YouTube channel. Looking for a Speaking Coach? The most successful people are not always the smartest people. But they have one thing in common: they communicate well. I'd love to help you become a better communicator. Click here. My Background 25+ years of senior leadership experience church planter with Stadia former former president, Church Planters of...
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Discipleship in a Digital Age (video)

By Church, Preaching
While technology changes, the principles behind an apprentice of Jesus do not. Watch more videos at the Mountainview YouTube channel. Looking for a Speaking Coach? The most successful people are not always the smartest people. But they have one thing in common: they communicate well. I'd love to help you become a better communicator. Click here. My Background 25+ years of senior leadership experience church planter with Stadia former former president, Church Planters of the Rockies masters in business administration (mba) helped start 2 for-profit tech companies Need a Speaker or Presenter? Interested in having me speak for your church, conference, or organization? Follow this link to learn more.
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Loss and Change (video)

By Church, Preaching
A few pastoral words I shared on loss and change. Watch more videos at the Mountainview YouTube channel. Looking for a Speaking Coach? The most successful people are not always the smartest people. But they have one thing in common: they communicate well. I'd love to help you become a better communicator. Click here. My Background 25+ years of senior leadership experience church planter with Stadia former former president, Church Planters of the Rockies masters in business administration (mba) helped start 2 for-profit tech companies Need a Speaker or Presenter? Interested in having me speak for your church, conference, or organization? Follow this link to learn more.
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