053 — How Accountability Can Prevent Devastation in the Lives of Those You Love and Lead

Accountability in Community

When I was 11 and 12 years old, David Turpin was one of my best friends. How do two little guys have similar families, similar experiences, similar beliefs, grow up in the same town, and end up in such different places? Accountability in the context of community is so vitally important. In this episode we talk about the importance of accountability and staying intimately connected to the people you love and lead.

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043 – Living Joyfully While Experiencing Pain and Sorrow

Experiencing Joy and Pain at the Same Time

Sometimes we have pain and joy at the same time. Walking through times of pain and sorrow is not a departure from a commitment to live a joyful life. We have to keep the good things in focus when we are walking through the worst things.

In last week’s podcast we discussed staying in a positive mindset. This week we expand upon that thought by considering how it is possible to stay positive, and live joyfully while experiencing pain and sorrow.

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039 – Establishing Life Patterns for Joyful Living

We establish patterns in our lives that help us live consistently and naturally. Patterns are important in our personal life and in leadership. We must establish life patterns and we’ve got to be willing to evaluate those patterns when we need to change or go to the next level. In this episode we take a look at our spiritual patterns, passion patterns, relationship patterns, life development patterns, and our life practices patterns.

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038 – Life and Ministry in the Context of Relationships

Calibrating Our Relationships for Maximum Living, Leading, and Loving

Life is lived in the context of our relationships, and ministry and leadership take place in the context of our relationships. We must make people our priority in living, leading, and loving. Relationships require a great investment with every party having something to give and something to gain in the relationship.

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035 – Growing Together Instead of Drifting Apart

Calibrating Marriage

If you are married, your marriage relationship is the most important relationship in your life. It is worthy of calibration. On the occasion of their 3rd anniversary (with a tongue-in-cheek cumulative experience of 67 years), David and Donna discuss 6 marriage calibration points every couple should observe.

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