how to learn from your future self - Todd Phillips

How to Learn from Your Future Self

SUMMARY Today’s message is all about how to see the big picture of your life through a fictional exercise of talking with your future self. This thought experiment has been employed by many great thinkers over the years, including Jorge Luis Borges and more recently, Tim Ferris. If your younger self could speak with your[…]

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How to Be Better By Watching Others

SUMMARY Today I want to talk about how you can significantly shorten your learning curve in any area of your life by watching other people. I must confess, I’m borrowing this idea from Chris Fussel (@FussellChris), a former Navy SEAL and partner at the McChrystal Group, a leadership consulting firm. He shared some advice given to[…]

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Becoming a Morning Person | How to Develop Better Sleep Habits

SUMMARY “Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise” – Benjamin Franklin Are you a “morning person”? Want to become one? I wasn’t always a morning person. In fact, when I began waking up before 5:00 a.m., I started to question its benefits. But through research and experience, I[…]

how to have more influence at work - PART 2

How to Have More Influence at Work | Part 2

SUMMARY Last week, we discussed the first 3 ways to gain more influence at work. They were: Be Indispensable Be the Solution Be Positive Today, we’re talking about the next 3 ways to gain more influence at work: 1. Serve Others Similar to the first two steps, being indispensable and being the solution, learning how to serve[…]

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How God Deals with the Storms of Our Lives | INTERACTION | Part 2

SUMMARY Last week, we talked about one way that God Deals with the Storms in Our Lives — the MIRACLE. Unfortunately, many Christians believe that God only works through miracles. So when God doesn’t perform the miracle that we’re praying for, we get upset. But we don’t know that God actually works in 3 ways to[…]

The Miracle - How God Deals with the Storms of Our Lives - Part 1

How God Deals w/ the Storms of Our Lives | INTERVENTION | Part 1

SUMMARY How God Deals with the Storms of Our Lives – Part 1 We all deal with terrible storms and challenges in our life—the loss of a loved one, an illness, the loss of a job, a challenging relationship, struggles in our marriage. Usually we handle these troubles quietly and tend not to share them[…]

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How to Become More Disciplined

SUMMARY The words “discipline” and “disciple” share the same Latin root word, discipulus, which translates roughly to student. To be disciplined means to be constantly learning, training, and self-correcting. Discipline is at the heart of character building, essential to the path of becoming a better, happier person. But cultivating self-discipline is a slow and sometimes painful process.[…]

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How to Get Involved with The Last Well | Worship & Benefit Night Video

THE LAST WELL WORSHIP & BENEFIT NIGHT (10/02/16) Thank you for making The Last Well Worship & Benefit Night a great success! And thanks to my good friend, Paul McNeal, for a wonderful account of the event. With your help, we raised over $700,000! That means around 100,000 people in Liberia will get access to clean water[…]

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How to NOT Worry and Love God | Stress Management Tips

SUMMARY Last night’s debate left a lot of people feeling worried. But politics isn’t the only thing we humans stress over. Whether it’s providing clean water and the gospel to all of Liberia, bills, retirement, school, or relationships with friends and family, we seem to worry about nearly everything. While sometimes stress can help us survive a difficult[…]