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Ed Jordan: Developing a Kaizen Mindset

Yesterday I heard a term that I had never heard before. My son and I began discussing it, and then we went online to discover some basics about the term. The word is kaizen, which is a word that describes a business practice developed in Japan. The concept is also used in many American businesses. The root of the word is “to improve.”

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Ed Jordan: Trapped in a Lonely World

We all know one of those people, don't we? A person who always has to be right, who always has to have their own way, who knows everything, who cannot be beaten, and who must always win. And that is the kind of person we love to be around, right? Hardly! But are you—or am I—one of those kinds of people?

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Source of Light Center: Sweet Dreams and Smiling Faces

In December it came to our attention that the Center was in need of some additional and replacement bunkbed frames. The need comes from a few factors: 14 more children moving in to the Source of Light over the last couple of years and the regular wear and tear that the furniture receives.

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Tony Brooks: Grief Care for Sunday School/Small Group Members

As I have mentioned before, Sunday School/Bible study small groups are as concerned about care for their members as they are about sharing God’s word. Last weekend I did a funeral for a member of a family that is dear to me. Persons need to know we care for them to trust us enough to hear what we share.

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Ed Jordan: He Keeps the Light on For You

In the Bible, the word “light” is often a metaphor for the tangible manifestation of the presence of God. In Genesis, light was created in the first segment of creation, because light made possible the major food chain on the planet. Light corresponded with the clarity and safety of the day, while darkness often correlated with unseen dangers in the night. 

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Impact Mission Camps in the News!

Impact Mission Camps is celebrating 25 years of ministry in 2018! At Impact, students and leaders engage in a construction-based mission experience to ensure that families in the community are warm, safe, and dry.

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Ed Jordan: Understanding the Context

In regard to selling real estate, the important pithy saying is: location, location, location. Location impacts the marketing value of a property. In reading a piece of written literature, or in properly understanding a song or speech, the important word is: context, context, and context.  

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