Six Picks – Week of Feb. 7

Recommended reading for your week.

7 Ways to Make Yourself Invaluable on a Team – Excellent insights on being a team player – applicable not only to the workplace but to many situations involving people.

Learn the Lesson of Aaron’s Oily Beard – The article helps make sense of a seemingly strange analogy in a powerful psalm (also the shortest psalm).

Give Your Fears to Your Father – Timely reflections from Max Lucado, comparing our fears to what Jesus felt in the Garden of Gethsemane.

4 Ways to Know that You Are Leading like This Is a Disruption (Not an Interruption) – Helpful distinction and good application points.

How to Help Your Spouse Grieve – Helpful pointers on serving with compassion, sensitivity, and patience.

This Could Be The Most Important Leadership Skill in Turbulent Times – Good, quick tips on gauging the “emotional temperature” of a team and responding appropriately.

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Published by Christopher Kennedy

Senior Pastor at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, School, and Child Care in San Antonio, Texas. Husband to my beloved Ashley. Dad to the four most wonderful children in the world.

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