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Blessings, Challenges, and Compassion

Blessings, Challenges, and Compassion I’m thankful for friends like Greg Surratt from Seacoast Church. As he addressed the OneHope team, Pastor Greg encouraged us in our season. Here are the three main takeaways from his talk. I hope it encourages you today.  This year is going to bring blessings because that’s who God is. (Matthew […]

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Cryptocurrency is Changing Everything

Cryptocurrency is Changing Everything When people ask me what I’m thinking about these days, I say “cryptocurrency”. 80% of those sitting across from me start laughing. This isn’t a laughing matter – in fact, it’s far too important of a topic for any leader not to be thinking about. According to a recent report from […]

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“What’s your take on this?”

“What’s your take on this?” As soon as a current event rocks the news cycle or social media scene that could have implications on business or ministry, my phone floods with friends asking a similar question – ‘What’s your take on this?’  Previously, I’d send an immediate response back, but as the whole story unfolded […]

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Three Keys to Humility

Three Keys to Humility I love the leadership perspective of Paul in Ephesians 5:21. “Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.” (NIV) My dad began OneHope in 1987, and we went through a leadership transition when I became president nearly two decades later. He serves OneHope differently now than when he did for […]

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Part of…not separated

Part of…not separated The book of 1 Corinthians points out an important biblical principle that applies to Christian leaders today. In this Bible passage, the Kingdom of God is related to a physical body, with many parts making up the whole. You can read the full-text here: 1 Corinthians 12:12-27. If you’re a Christian leader, […]

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Millennials, Mentorship, and Meaningful Community

Millennials, Mentorship, and Meaningful Community These days, several organizations are adding a new role to the team… a Chief Experience Officer, instead of or in addition to a Human Resource Officer. What does this say about the emerging workforce, increasingly made up of Millennials?  Compared to previous generations, Millennials don’t tend to see their life […]

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Global Youth Culture: Influences and Guiding Voices

Global Youth Culture: Influences and Guiding Voices Let’s dive into what our recent Global Youth Culture research discovered about today’s teens’ Influences and Guiding Voices. 41% of teens globally report turning to their family members for conversations about the meaning of life. 50% also report turning to their family first for conversations about right and […]

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Global Youth Culture: Identity and Relationships

Global Youth Culture: Identity and Relationships Let’s dive into what our recent Global Youth Culture research discovered about today’s teens’ Digital Connectedness and Impact. Let’s dive into what our recent Global Youth Culture research discovered about today’s teens’ Identity and Relationships. Around half of teens believe gender is primarily based on the sex with which […]

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Global Youth Culture: Digital Connectedness and Impact

Global Youth Culture: Digital Connectedness and Impact Let’s dive into what our recent Global Youth Culture research discovered about today’s teens’ Digital Connectedness and Impact. Key Findings: Teens are spending an average of 7 hours and 23 minutes online daily. Teens who are heavy internet users (10+ hours daily) are struggling more with their mental […]

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Global Youth Culture: Personal Experiences and Struggles

Global Youth Culture: Personal Experiences and Struggles Let’s dive into what our recent Global Youth Culture research discovered about today’s teens’ Personal Experiences and Struggles. 1 in 4 teens globally report having had suicidal thoughts within the last three months. 1 in 14 teens say they actually attempted to take their own life within the […]

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Global Youth Culture: Religious Attitudes and Behaviors

Global Youth Culture: Religious Attitudes and Behaviors Let’s dive into what our recent Global Youth Culture research discovered about today’s teens’ Religious Attitudes and Behaviors. 43% of teens globally surveyed self-identified as Christian. However, only 7% display the beliefs and habits of a Committed Christian. Some of the most interesting faith-related findings surfaced when we […]

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Preparing for the Future, Now: How Do We Grow? Part 3

Preparing for the Future, Now: How Do We Grow? Part 3 We accelerate learning The future is uncharted territory, but we can be preparing ourselves today for what is to come. Encourage learning across your entire team. Everyone can improve in some capacity in their current role or learn about processes or products that are […]

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