"The Master value is trust. There are no relationships that can survive for very long without it."

- Jim Amos

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We must stand for our values

on January 28th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Honoring God and the Bible’s virtues helps leaders forge character and wise decision-making skills An updated edition of my best-selling book Focus of Failure was recently released. The following excerpts are from the fifth chapter. I hope you find it helpful as you seek to live and lead well. In the late Allan Bloom’s book, The Closing […]

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In Secularism we Trust – and ISIS is the result

on November 13th, 2015 Leave a Comment

Note to readers: I prepared this latest article earlier this week. Given events taking place in France, the topic has sadly become extremely urgent once again. May God be with the victims of the terrorist attacks, and with their families.  Many in the West have dismissed the power of religion, and the dismissal has created […]

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Reclaiming America, One Person at a Time

on January 29th, 2015 Leave a Comment

The cure for dysfunction and decline is simpler than you think, and it starts with the example you set An updated edition of my best-selling book Focus of Failure was recently released. The following excerpts are from the first chapter. I hope you find it helpful as you seek to lead others and rekindle the […]

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What in the World is Going On?

on August 19th, 2014 Leave a Comment

The West’s refusal to confront fanatics, and scorn heaped on Israel for defending itself, are symptomatic of a moral failure that had catastrophic consequences in the past and could do so again. I left my most recent blog on Israel posted for longer than usual a result of the crisis in Gaza and because, as […]

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A Spiritual Journey to Israel Unearths Timely Lessons About the World

on May 3rd, 2014 Leave a Comment

  I just returned from a trip to Israel for nine days and then on to Prague and Vienna returning to Dallas on the fifteenth day of our trip.  I am a bit ashamed to admit that in the last 35 years this was the first time I went abroad that was not business related […]

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Government Shutdown Reveals a Complete Lack of Leadership

on October 15th, 2013 Leave a Comment

Relationships, trust and fruitful negotiation all missing For the first time in two decades, much of the federal government has ground to a halt. Perhaps it was inevitable. While the current debate is centered around the future of Obamacare, government spending and the debt ceiling, I believe there are larger forces at play than the […]

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