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“Denial” is not a river in Egypt “Denial” is not a river in Egypt
Death & Dying

“Denial” is not a river in Egypt

Posted by Regi Campbell on February 9, 2012

Okay, most people don’t really want to talk about death.  We avoid deathly-ill people.  None of us feel competent in being around the surviving family when death has struck; we don’t know what to say… what to do or how to handle ourselves. And we do a similar dance when it comes to our own…

Where’s Her Heart? Where’s Her Heart?
Marriage

Where’s Her Heart?

Posted by Regi Campbell on February 6, 2012

I had lunch with one of “my guys” the other day. It was our “one on one” to get to know each other. He toured me around his office, introduced me to his partners, and totally blew me away with how smart and competent he was. But at lunch, when we started talking about marriage,…

…And Hunger Too …And Hunger Too
Influence with Others

…And Hunger Too

Posted by Regi Campbell on February 2, 2012

In my last post, I shared what I’d missed about the “spring” that Jesus puts in us, a “spring of (living) water welling up to eternal life”. (John 4:14) At the very time that Jesus was saying these words to the woman at the well, his disciples were in town buying food. (vs. 8). But…

How’s Your Spring Water? How’s Your Spring Water?
Theology

How’s Your Spring Water?

Posted by Regi Campbell on January 31, 2012

We’ve spent a ton of time talking to church leaders from all over the country about mentoring. The recurring theme is that men who will take the time to invest in younger men are rare. Very rare. Why is this? I didn’t set out on a mission to answer this question, but I think I…

Authentic Humility Authentic Humility
Character

Authentic Humility

Posted by Regi Campbell on January 27, 2012

O.K. here’s a tough one for you… If you were to come into a bunch of money, would the people who know you be genuinely happy for you? …or this one… If you were to be honored with an award, like “Employer of the Year”, would your employees be glad? Would they happily tell their…

Abundance vs. Scarcity Abundance vs. Scarcity
Fatherhood

Abundance vs. Scarcity

Posted by Regi Campbell on January 25, 2012

Parenting is tough. It’s one of the hardest jobs around. There’s no simple manual, no established formula, and God throws curve balls by making every child different. Over time, you grab hold of any principle that makes sense; you try it and if it works, it becomes yours. So I’m going to propose one. Create…

How Bright Is Your Light? How Bright Is Your Light?
Walking the Talk

How Bright Is Your Light?

Posted by Regi Campbell on January 20, 2012

Whether you are a sports fan or not, if you live in America, you’ve now heard the name ‘Tim Tebow.’ There are millions of opinions as to why this 24 year old football player is the center of conversation. Yes, he led a few ‘come from behind’ wins. Yes, he’s not the traditional quarterback the…

Mentor Mentors Mentor Mentors
Mentoring

Mentor Mentors

Posted by Chris Hornsby on January 16, 2012

(This is a guest post from Boyd Bailey, whose “Wisdom Hunters” daily devotional is read by over 100,000 people daily. To subscribe, click here.  You can also follow him @WisdomHunters on Twitter.)   “He made him master of his household, ruler over all he possessed, to instruct his princes as he pleased and teach his elders wisdom.”  Psalm 105:21-22…

Replacements Required Replacements Required
Spiritual Warfare

Replacements Required

Posted by Regi Campbell on January 13, 2012

This is the time of year when people are in the gym, eating kale, and going to bed early. It’s “New Year’s Resolution” season, and we’re all talking about what we’re NOT going to do, eat, or be in the new year. If we’re serious about changing ourselves, we have to look at the three…

What do you want? What do you want?
Purpose

What do you want?

Posted by Regi Campbell on January 11, 2012

Storytelling & screenwriting begin with the question “Who is he and what does he want?” The main character has to want something if it’s going to be an interesting story. For it to be an epic story, he has to want something big & important – and – be willing to take extraordinary risk or…