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Purpose + Personal Strength + Passion = Destiny

September 8, 2017 Leave a comment

Most everyone born in the later half of the 20th Century is familiar with the 1981 Oscar-winning film Chariots of Fire (Best Picture, Best Original Music Score, Best Original Screenplay, Best Costume Design + 3 additional nominations), featuring the story of runner Eric Liddell. The Olympic gold medal recipient has influenced many following his days on the track, leaving various quotes and statements in his interviews while also demonstrating them in his life of service. One such statement has proven to be a North Star, of sorts, for me, and the longer I work with industry professionals it proves itself over and over. Liddell said, “I believe God made me for a purpose, but he also made me fast! And when I run I feel his pleasure.”

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“A Dream Starts…” Roger Glidewell

I heard Roger Glidewell early this afternoon speaking at Trinity Baptist College’s Link Conference, and while he was sharing several great facts regarding youth ministry he made a statement that is true for all levels of leadership. I’ll paraphrase his statement, ‘A dream/vision generally starts with one individual, but it is up to an entire group to see that dream become a reality.’

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