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Relationships and “The Good Life”

“If you had to make one life choice, right now, to set yourself on the path to future health and happiness, what would it be?”

So, how would you answer that question? What one choice could you make right now that would point you in the direction of a fruitful and fulfilling life?

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The Benefit (and Risk) of Leading with Care

For the last 18 months, I’ve been enamored by the question: What does it look like to lead in a distinctively Christian way? I’m curious partly because of my work at the De Pree Center. Partly because I believe that faith ought to play out in an embodied way in my own work.

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Solid Lessons for Being a Good Leader

1.3 billion. That’s the number of results Google returned when I searched “how to be a better leader at work” in December 2022.

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The Daily Practice: A Tool to Help You Apply the Bible to Your Life, Work, And Leadership

This four-step process, modeled off the practice of Lectio Divina, will help you prayerfully reflect on how the Bible relates to your life, work, and leadership.

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New Year, New Intentions Sticky Note Exercise

At the De Pree Center, we’re big fans of sticky notes. We’ve created this sticky note exercise to help you reflect on the past year and set some intentions for the next.

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Advent and Intergenerational Hope

Recently, I was working my way through the Psalms, looking for passages that address the Advent themes of hoping and waiting. I came upon a fascinating passage in Psalm 78. It’s one I’d read many times before, but never from the perspective of Advent. Moreover, with my deep interest in things related to the third third of life, I saw truths in this passage I had never seen before.

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