Seven Gifts I Have Received from the Readers of This Blog

On this Christmas day, I want to thank and acknowledge the readers of this blog for seven gifts you have given me. Your heart and generosity exceed anything I can repay. The gift of your readership. Frankly, I find it hard to believe that you take the time to read my posts. Your presence on […]

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10 Ways to Show Gratitude the Rest of the Year

This past week, we celebrated Thanksgiving in the United States. On this one day, we gathered with family, ate a meal, and took a few minutes to express our thanks. Then, we moved on with talking, eating, watching football, napping . . . and eating again. We have so much for which to be grateful. I fear, though, that we too often limit our expressions of thanksgiving to only this day. Because the Apostle Paul tells us to “give thanks in everything” (1 Thess 5:18), we need to practice thanksgiving. Here are some practical ways to build thanksgiving into your leadership role.

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Thank You Readers and Listeners

I admit that I have been shocked at the growth of my blog and podcast. I am so grateful for Team Rainer: Jonathan Howe, Amy Jordan, and Amy Thompson. Those three do an incredible job of keeping and Rainer on Leadership fresh and relevant. But on this Thanksgiving Day eve, I want to thank […]

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Twelve Christmas Gifts I Received This Morning

Christmas day. I love the excitement. The anticipation. The joy. I still have a lot of kid in me on Christmas day. This Christmas is incredibly special. I received twelve gifts. Twelve unbelievable gifts. Twelve precious gifts. I don’t deserve any of them, but I am thankful for all of them. More than just thankful. […]

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