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Wonderfully Made

Jesus used a small-group strategy to shape a generation of leaders.
Jesus went up on a mountainside and called to him those he wanted, and they came to him. He appointed twelve-designating them apostles-that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach and to have authority to drive out demons. These are the twelve he appointed: Simon (to whom he gave the name Peter); James son of Zebedee and his brother John (to them he gave the name Boanerges, which means Sons of Thunder); Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James son of Alphaeus, Thaddaeus, Simon the Zealot, and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him.

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Is my sense of who I am larger than simply my role at work or at home?

In Business Terms People are not hired, paid, or rewarded for being balanced, whole human beings in their work environment. They're rewarded for being highly specialized and for being on someone else's agenda-the large company's agenda, the law firm's agenda, the client's requirements. A lot of people lose touch with the "me" underneath all the ...

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