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Serve the Best Wine

Serving the Best Wine

Religious or not, we’ve all heard the story before…

  • Jesus gets invited to a first century Hebrew wedding.
  • The party rages on.
  • The last box of Franzia runs dry.
  • Some servants bring Jesus 6 bottles of Aquafina.
  • Jesus changes the water into a 1787 Chateau Lafite Bordeaux.

How’s that for contextualization?

If you want to read the story for yourself (please do) check out John 2:1-12. As I was reading tonight, this truth hit me: Everybody knows that Jesus turned water into wine. The part that often gets left out, however, is that he changed it into the best wine. [John 2:9-10]

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How You Can Love 250 People Today

Charity:WaterToday is my 27th birthday.

This morning I woke up, shaved, took a shower, brushed my teeth, and so on. It was business as usual.

I didn’t have to think about where I was going to get the water to do any of that.  My neighborhood, like every other American neighborhood, has clean water delivered to it perpetually. It’s just there.

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Network Like a Pro: 21 Tips From a Closet Introvert

Networking For IntrovertsYou can’t build a business without a network. You can’t start a new project without support. It just can’t be done. You need people in your corner. For an introvert, this can be the one obstacle that freaks you out and keeps you from getting into the game.

A year and a half ago, one of my biggest fears was the fear of meeting new people. I was a complete introvert. I had my friends and that was about it; no need to meet new folks. Well, that’s a dangerous attitude to have if you’re starting up a real estate business.

The introvert in me had to grow up and learn how to get out there and meet people. It’s been a great journey in which I’ve learned much more than can be contained in just one blog post. These are the tips I’ve picked up along the way….

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Servant Leadership – A Devotional

Servant LeadershipI wanted to share this week’s devotional with everyone because I think we all need to be reminded of the importance of servant leadership.

“Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men.”

-Philippians 2:3-7 ESV

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7 Traits of a Great Leader – Servant

Be sure to pick up your FREE copy of ‘7 Traits of a Great Leader.‘ You’ll find an updated and expanded-upon compilation of all this series on leadership.

 This is the last of the 7 Traits of a Great Leader. Today we’ll explore why every leader must be a suffering servant and how we can accomplish that.

7 Traits of A Great Leader | Servant“…And the Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach, patiently enduring evil, correcting his opponents with gentleness. God may perhaps grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth, and they may come to their senses and escape from the snare of the devil, after being captured by him to do his will.” 2 Tim 2:23-26

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