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Mistakes leaders make (10/10)

Good leaders embrace change and the future with more than just lip service and a sparkling track record. Good leaders know that their past success isn’t enough for the future, and that change is inevitable and necessary for on-going success. Continue reading

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Death still stinks.

A couple days ago, Traci and I attended the funeral of a friend. Pastor John Gleason died, in his mid-50s, of a freak water accident. He was, by human standards, taken while in the prime of his ministry. Several hundred … Continue reading

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Living the dream!

Have you ever been inspired by a movie, song or book? I don’t mean just moved by something you saw, heard or read, I’m asking, have you ever been truly inspired and changed by a powerful film, a meaningful book or … Continue reading

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Looking back one last time…

Today we officially cleared out of the house that has been our home for the past two years. In fact, it was exactly two years ago today we drove off in our fully loaded minivan, and began a 2,500 mile … Continue reading

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Inter-Generational Youth Ministry

Overboard Ministries just recently had the privilege of publishing Mel Walker’s latest book, Inter-Generational Youth Ministry. As a veteran youth worker, Mel understands the importance of creating a ministry that allows teenagers to interact with other generations in the church. … Continue reading

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The least of these…

I just got done with a crazy travel adventure that involved three rental cars, unexpected overnight stays, three legs of flight through five airports and a through-the-night drive in order to make my destination. I had a great time ministering … Continue reading

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A Little Perspective, Please.

A week before we moved to Michigan, we began the process of getting internet connected at our camp house. Three and a half weeks later, we’re still without internet, although the promise of digital goodness is just a day or … Continue reading

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How do you say goodbye?

How do you say goodbye to one of your best friends? Every time the Overboard blog hits a 50, we like to feature someone who is really out there living the Overboard Life. On blog 50, I did a piece … Continue reading

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