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Life Formation

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 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
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
Life Formation

IN THE WINTER OF YOUR SOUL

One of the biggest mental health issues I see on a regular basis isn’t depression or anxiety. According to Dr Merry Lin, "Its people who are languishing. Languishing is not the presence of mental illness; it’s the absence of mental and emotional vitality." It’s the "winter of your soul." (more…)
Bob Jones
December 14, 2020