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Different By Design, Part 1: Marriage Is Not What You Expected

September 2, 2014
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Are You Surprised By Differences in Your Marriage? “Are you paying the bills?” Roger asked his wife Darlene as he rushed into the kitchen on Saturday morning. He noticed Darlene sitting at the table with the checkbook, a pen, and a stack of envelopes. But as usual, Roger was running late. The couple was due…

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Counselor Invests in Marriages and Teams Using Profiles

July 31, 2014
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During the 40+ years as a lead pastor, Jimmy McLeod discovered his special abilities in counseling individuals and conducting support groups, later honing those skills by becoming a board certified pastoral counselor. Today, Jimmy counsels individuals, couples, and families full-time at Becomer Counseling Services, and also consults with churches, community groups, and service organizations. The…

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Life Coach Guides 20-Somethings to Identity and Purpose

April 30, 2014
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“Young adults are looking for a sense of direction,” says life coach Annie Wukelic. “The Leading From Your Strengths profiles hook them in because they love learning about themselves and discovering their identity.” After ten years as a registered nurse and stint as children’s ministry director at a large west coast church Annie turned to…

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How to Study Scriptures About Strengths, Part 4

February 3, 2014
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Part 4: Compare Bible Commentaries Fourth in a series providing a practical guide for studying scriptures about strengths. As you study what God says in His Word about differences, you are better able to embrace your individual strengths, the strengths of those around you, and blend to build healthy relationships. You undergo a personal journey…

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Misconceptions About Strengths, Part 4: Similarities

December 10, 2013
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Fourth in a series that addresses misconceptions about leading from our strengths God created you and those around you with unique strengths and has placed you together to be more together than you can be alone. But misconceptions can get in the way of learning to lead from your strengths. This series reveals common misconceptions…

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Parenting From Your Strengths, Part 4

October 30, 2013
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The Benefits to Knowing Your Child’s Strengths Fourth in a four-part series on parenting from your strengths Rob and Kate have three sons. Blond hair, blue eyes – all three look alike. In fact, two are twins. Yet the three children have completely different personalities. Adam, the oldest, is sensitive and caring. He dislikes change.…

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Parenting From Your Strengths, Part 3

October 22, 2013
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Bury, Boast, or Build Your Personal Strengths? Third in a four-part series on parenting from your strengths Differences divide families today as never before. A large percentage of homes are filled with conflict, isolation, brokenness, or crisis – and Christians are not immune. Fortunately, new generations understand the value of the family as our social…

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Parenting From Your Strengths, Part 2

October 15, 2013
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Compass or Map? How a Parent Finds “True North” Second in a four-part series on parenting from your strengths Just as a GPS helps you stay on course as you travel to reach your destination, parents across the globe need a simple parenting GPS – Global Parenting System – to help them stay on course…

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Parenting From Your Strengths, Part 1

October 8, 2013
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How a GPS Can Help You Be A Better Parent First in a four-part series on parenting from your strengths Rob’s face was red and Kate’s hands shook as they turned away from each other in frustration. When it came to parenting their two children, it seemed as if the couple was completely out of…

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