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How to Find Joy

Have you ever had a day when it felt like you just couldn’t catch a break? Recently, I was coming back from a trip, and when I arrived home, I realized I had left my wallet on the plane. After driving back to the airport and waiting for what felt like hours in the lost-and-found […]

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How to Keep Up in a Rapidly Changing World

I was recently thinking about a UPS commercial where two consultants are telling a CEO everything they believe he should do to improve his company, such as building the supply chain and moving assembly overseas. When the CEO says to the consultants, “Great, do it!” the consultants are extremely confused and respond, “We don’t actually […]

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The Art of Self-Control

I was recently thinking and praying about the principle of willpower. When you think about willpower, you probably think about self-discipline, right? I’ve found that a typical sense of willpower is very humanistic; we usually think, “I’m going to find the power within me in order to get this done.” However, this is not a […]

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What to Look for in Business Partnerships

Ruslan Maliuta is a network liaison for OneHope. I’ve invited him to share his unique perspective and expertise on finding the right business partners.  If you saw the movie Everest, which came out a few years ago, you know that climbing difficult routes requires technique, tools, and partners. In mountaineering, the people you team up […]

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How to Lead Through a Recession

I recently met with a few leaders who, like myself, led organizations or ministries through the pandemic. We discussed how hard we had to push ourselves for over two years and how, even though most of our organizations performed well despite the crisis, the experience left many of us feeling burned out. Then, without taking […]

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Why Should You Be a Lifelong Learner?

My dad never received formal education beyond the seventh grade.  He is also a skilled speaker, evangelist, missionary, and leader who has traveled extensively preaching the Gospel, successfully established hundreds of churches around the world, and helped reach more than 1.8 billion young people with God’s Word through OneHope, the ministry he founded. He has […]

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What Is Web 3.0?

Over the past few months, I’ve been increasingly asked to share about Web 3.0. Though my thoughts on this topic are still raw and not fully developed, I truly believe that the Church needs to be considering, praying, debating, analyzing, and really wrestling with this kairos moment that is now upon us and will soon […]

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Navigating the Unexpected: The Art of Thin Slicing

Anywhere you find yourself leading you will need to make split-second decisions on any given day. However, there is real danger in becoming arrogant or one-track minded in these high-intensity moments.  Psychologists describe the process of making quick judgments as “thin-slicing.” Malcolm Gladwell puts it this way: “Thin-slicing is the process by which our unconscious […]

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8 Things to Consider Before Joining a Board

Recently, a OneHope Vice President was asked to serve on the board for another ministry and asked me what considerations I have when I’m asked.  I believe it’s good for every Christian leader to have board experience and share in governance responsibilities. However, this must be weighted with my primary responsibilities to existing obligations as […]

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The Power of a Contextualized Gospel

Throughout my life, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to live in other countries, growing up in places such as Lebanon and France. In fact, I was very young when my parents moved our family to Lebanon and didn’t move back to the United States until I was 16 years old. Those experiences cultivated within me […]

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Should Your Goal be to Retain Employees?

With the great turnover companies, ministries, and churches are experiencing during the pandemic period, retention has really tested my resolve as a leader. When I meet with other CEOs, retention seems to currently be the greatest point of pain for them as well. Known as the Great Churn, turnover is at an all time high. […]

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How Did COVID Affect Education?

As the lockdowns of 2020 were entering the second month, I found myself being asked what I believed the pandemic would change about our way of life. A lot has happened in the two years since, and now we are beginning to see how our world has transformed around us.  I’ve been interested in the […]

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