BOB JONES

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Life Formation

WHY CLARITY MAKES OR BRAKES LEADERS

How would you answer the question, “What do you want in a leader?” The number one answer? Integrity. Would you be surprised to know that’s not who we actually follow? According to Andy Stanley, we value integrity, but we follow clarity. (more…)
Bob Jones
January 9, 2021
Life Stories

THE 5 MOST POPULAR POSTS OF 2017

So which subjects did our readers find the most interesting and engaging in 2017? Not surprising, the most popular posts on our site involved stories of people who are real. #1 RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AT RISK IN CANADA Is Trinity Western University a canary in the coalmine? Bob Kuhn, president of TWU certainly thinks so. On November 30 and December 1, TWU brought their arguments before the Supreme Court of Canada to defend their right to be a faith-based, accredited law school in Canada. Kuhn says “the very essence of religious freedom in Canada” is being threatened. Why I agreed with him. Read more here. #2 MY ENCOUNTER WITH GOD: AKIANE KRAMARIK Akiane Kramarik’s atheist parents were surprised when their three-year-old…
Bob Jones
December 31, 2020
Life Formation

36 THOUGHTS ON THE DECADE OF 2020

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The year 2020 felt like a decade unlike any other and Dickens' words from the first sentence of a Tale of Two Cities seem eerily precise in capturing the unfolding realities of this moment. For decades nothing really changes and then a decade of changes happens in a week. Get used to different. (more…)
Bob Jones
December 26, 2020
Holidays PostsLife Stories

JONES FAMILY 2020 CHRISTMAS LETTER

2020 was… well… unique. In what other December could someone writing in jest, “I believe in mandatory vacations” create a social media firestorm. (Please read again to note the use of the word “vacations”.) And that about sums up the year for the Jones family. (more…)
Bob Jones
December 22, 2020
Life FormationLife Stories

LEADING PE0PLE TO JESUS IS HEART WORK

Brave Dreamers sounds like a tribe you’d want to join. After all, doesn't everyone want to be known as a brave dreamer? The chief dreamer in this tribe is Connie Jakab of Calgary. Connie is brave and likeable. How can you not like someone who holds up sparklers as an expression of her personality? She does heart work. (more…)
Bob Jones
December 16, 2020