One Verse For Every Introvert To Memorize by Michael Kelley
I would call myself a high-functioning introvert. In my mind, that means I can have a non-socially awkward conversation with a person, enjoy the occasional crowd, and even make small talk. At least for a limited amount of time. But I can recall many times when my internal people clock has run out, and I’ve hidden in a bathroom stall or left a party early. To be clear, introverts don’t hate people. Introverts do, though, find energy from being alone, and then find that energy drained by larger crowds.
8 Things the Most Successful People Do Every Night by Lolly Daskal
The importance of good morning habits is a no-brainer. It’s common sense that if you wake up early and do good things to ramp your body and mind up for the day, those things will pay off. How we spend our evenings gets a lot less attention, but it’s just as important–the time that bridges one day into the next.
4 Essentials When Bringing New People On A Team by Eric Geiger
Growing up in the New Orleans area meant my mom became really skilled at cooking gumbo. It is amazing. While the roux is the part of the gumbo that impacts its taste the most, each new ingredient alters the taste. Add shrimp or crab and the taste changes. Throw in okra or a bell pepper and the taste is altered.
Lessons in Cross-Cultural Hospitality by Michelle Reyes
My mother is an East Indian woman who grew up in an Indian village in Uganda, Africa. Her mother was a skilled cook, and she taught my mom the secrets of Indian cuisine. I am blessed to have grown up cooking with my mom and to have had her pass down her knowledge and recipes to me. Just as special, though, are the stories my mom used to tell me, while we cooked, of her own childhood and the times she used to cook with her mother.
Church staff members will leave their positions for many personal reasons. Maybe they’re moving closer to aging parents, following their spouse’s job change, choosing to stay at home with their children, or going back to school to continue their education. But the majority of reasons why ministry staff leave their jobs are under the control of the church and the lead staff.