Monthly Archives: October 2012

Journal Entry: The Embarrassment of Blogging

Blogging has been one of my renewing of the mind projects for almost a year now. I’m still not finished with the project (unfortunately!) but thought it might be helpful to post some of my entries here.

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A New Direction

I feel like this past couple of months has been a crash course in how to break free from the idol of platform building.* I thought I was writing the series for others but it turns out I was writing … Continue reading

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Blog Stat Checking Questions

Note: For an explanation of these questions see my previous post on How to Break a Blog Stat Checking Habit. Blog Stat Checking Questions Why do you want to know how many people are looking at your blog? What will … Continue reading

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How to Break the Blog Stat Checking Habit

Some people drink. Some people smoke. Some do drugs. I do stats.

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A Must Read Article for Those in Ministry

This was such a shocking article I had to post it. As I read it, I was thinking it was another reminder of how important it is to work through our issues before we experience success in ministry. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Bible Study: The Temptations of Blogging

Sometimes I wonder if God wants me to keep blogging because it’s so hard on my relationship with Him. The temptations to worship things other than Him are overwhelming. I was wondering about that this morning so I turned to … Continue reading

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Decision Making and God’s Will: 13 Questions to Help

Do you ever wish God would come down and tell you exactly what He wants you to do? I remember feeling that way five years ago when I first considered writing a Bible study on emotional eating. I kept waiting … Continue reading

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9 Questions to Help You Overcome Your Fear of Failure

Blogging is an interesting phenomenon. Starting at the bottom, many of us are newbies at writing, learning as we go. Unfortunately – or fortunately, depending on the confidence of the blogger – we don’t get to learn in the privacy … Continue reading

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Bible Study: When God Asks You to Do the Impossible

Have you ever had something you knew God wanted you to do, but you didn’t feel like you could do it? Or maybe you could do it, but you didn’t want to do it? I was having my own struggles … Continue reading

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5 Goals for the Ministry Minded Blogger

Let me ask you a question. How are you doing with your platform building? Are you hanging in there? Pursuing your goals with God? Or are you tempted, like I am, to make the goals your god?

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Living Up to Expectations

Do you ever bite off more than you can chew? That’s what I did last week when I said I would post an entry today to go along with the questions I posted Friday. After camping for five days, I … Continue reading

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