THE POWER – AND IMPACT – OF PERSISTENCE

By Ray Kerwood [Editor’s Note: The following is an adapted excerpt from Cross Currents: A World War II Survivor’s Voyage through Life’s Storms to God’s Safe Port, an autobiography by Ray Kerwood]. A longtime member of CBMC, Ray served with distinction as an officer with the Merchant Marines during World War II. He served 28 years in various More...

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By Online Staff On Monday, May 18th, 2020
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BUT WHAT ABOUT THE 16TH SECOND?

Recently I watched a video of a high school valedictorian’s graduation speech to his class. He talked about the elation he felt when, after years of hard work and personal sacrifice, he had achieved his goal More...

By Online Staff On Sunday, May 10th, 2020
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What Is your Reference Point?

By Jim Langley In the northern hemisphere, the North Star, the brightest star in the constellation Ursa Minor, is the star most visible to the naked eye. It has been used for centuries to show travelers More...

By Online Staff On Monday, May 4th, 2020
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Choosing Calm and Quiet in a World of Angry and Loud

By Rick Boxx Three guests were invited to debate an emotional topic on a talk show program. The discussion among the two guests and the host became so heated that they began shouting at each other. (I know, More...

By Online Staff On Monday, April 20th, 2020
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Setting the Bar at Exceeding Expectations

By Robert J. Tamasy When was the last time you did business with someone and were overwhelmed in a positive way? An experience that could only be described in words like “Wow!” or “Unbelievable”? Perhaps More...

By Online Staff On Tuesday, April 14th, 2020
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LEAVING COMFORT, OVERCOMING FEAR – WE START LEARNING

Sergio M. Fortes In past Monday Manna’s, I have written about difficulties we face leaving “the comfort zone,” along with how to overcome what I termed “the fear zone.” Now we can enter a true More...

By Online Staff On Monday, April 6th, 2020
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LESSONS FROM A FELLOW NAMED BEZALEL

Over the years, I have spoken to many businesspeople who mistakenly believe they must leave the marketplace and become missionaries or pastors to do work that would please God. The Bible, however, tells a different More...

By Online Staff On Monday, March 30th, 2020
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All Too Easy Pitfalls of Communication

By Robert J. Tamasy Communication, as I often defined it when I taught college classes in business communications, is “the successful exchange of meaning.” With all the “advances” in modern communication More...

By Online Staff On Monday, March 23rd, 2020
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Bouncing Back in Business and in Life

By Jim Langley I have been playing golf since I was 19, and can still recall joining some college friends in playing my first nine holes without any prior golf instruction. Even though my first attempt More...

By Online Staff On Monday, March 16th, 2020
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Teachability: An Invaluable Virtue

By Rick Boxx Tom, a CEO friend of mine, had a promising executive on his leadership team that was struggling at work. It had become obvious this individual would need additional oversight until he could mature More...