Prayer: a Navigational Tool

Prayer: a Navigational Tool In the year 1854 a sailing vessel was becalmed in the vicinity of New Guinea. Seeing the distressed look on the captain’s face as he peered intently into the sea, a young Englishman inquired as to the cause of his anxiety. This was the reply: “A four-knot current is carrying us […]

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Prayer: the Faith Builder

Prayer: the Faith Builder As we’ve walked through 2020, this verse has been especially encouraging:  “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”  Romans 12:12  I’m thankful that biblical hope is more than mere optimism or a glass half full mentality. The Lord will never leave or forsake us, and in that, we […]

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Corporate Prayer: Worth the Investment

Corporate Prayer: Worth the Investment For a few hours every year, the daily work of OneHope’s ministry comes to an abrupt halt. An intentional pause and recalibration. The OneHope team participates in corporate times of prayer. Although these gatherings cost thousands of dollars in manpower, they are undoubtedly worth the return on investment.  We meet […]

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Catalysts

Catalysts Never underestimate how seemingly small incidents, circumstances, or experiences can end up changing your world. All of history is built from small catalysts. A young Peter the Great found a small British skiff in his family’s palace storage that had been given as a gift long ago. He restored it and learned to sail […]

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You Can’t Outgive Your Mentor

You Can’t Outgive Your Mentor Great mentoring relationships require abundant generosity…from both sides. We’re not meant to keep score, but instead, live a life of radical generosity. When you are both adding value and building up the other person, you’ll avoid parasitic mentorships.  To do this, reverse mentorship is necessary. Even if the person is […]

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Mentorship vs. Accountability

Mentorship vs. Accountability Mentorship is not for accountability. You should have other people and structures in your life for accountability. In fact, you should actually consult those you are accountable to before adding a new mentor or mentee. In my case, I’m held accountable by several parties. There’s my presidential care team, my wife, and […]

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