Great Ideas!

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For some, ideas are hard to come by…for others, ideas are like pennies.  Create teams of like minded individuals to help cultivate your ideas.  Or, just follow through with your idea, and change the world.  What are you waiting for?  Futre Minded Military Ministers  

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Leeches

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Leeches are those unimaginative people that suck away all of your ideas, products, and hard work.  They do not care about collaboration, care about your initiatives, or even care about their own growth.  So let me be clear; leeches are everywhere.  They are slithering their way through the Chaplain Corps, they slowly infiltrate their way […]

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Like-minded Servants

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or people 😉  When you were 4-years-old you figured out real quickly who you enjoyed playing together with and who got on your nerves…For some reason, when someone becomes ‘professional’ whether it be a minister or an innovator, we feel that we have to please and work well with everyone.  So I challenge you: for the next […]

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UMT “Training”

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I do not envy the military leadership that has to put together a relevant and dynamic LRTC for the ever-changing, ever-evolving, and ever-missing military chaplain corp.  I think of training as an opportunity to refresh, inspire, and share.  Do you leave a mandatory training refreshed, inspired, and ready to share?  So here are some thoughts […]

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OPD TOPIC: Chaplains are Weird

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We are.  We come in different shapes, sizes, and theological backgrounds.  The funny thing is is that not many military and community organizations know what a Chaplain does or why he/she is there.  Don’t be afraid to do an OPD, discussion, symposium, on why you get a LES.  If you use the “Chaplains are Weird” […]

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Fail Often…

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I fail often, it’s almost a weird addiction.  I love being transparent with my failures as well…especially with my children.  When children hear the word “fail” they hear “bad” or “not good.”  When I hear the word “fail” I think of “opportunities” and “mercy.” I encourage you to develop a sound theology of failure; and […]

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