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The Power of Words

Do you want to learn how to connect with people? Really connect? To touch others heart-to-heart, life-to-life? To convince them you…

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Hooked

Cindy and Alicia, both seventeen, walked out of the mall after a fun afternoon of shopping. Just as they reached Cindy’s car in the…

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Changing a Murderer into a Minister

Businge Peter Simon passed the long hours in his prison cell dreaming about how he would murder the man who sent him there. But before…

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The Compassionate Boxer

Cinderella Man is packed with examples of relational wisdom. Russell Crowe plays the part of a real life hero named James J. Braddock. Once a…

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A Severe Mercy

One of my dearest friends and coworkers passed away ten days ago. Gary Brook had been fighting a respiratory illness for nearly a decade but…

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A Lost Translation ... Almost

XYZ Translators (all names changed) was about to lose a ten-year investment in learning the language of a remote tribe in Africa. John and…

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Overcoming Artificial Maturity

Thousands of high school and college seniors are about to graduate and launch into the next season of their lives. Most of them are less…

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Are You Velcro or Teflon?

Kelly can be one of the best friends in the world. She’s thoughtful, caring, and always eager to encourage and serve others. The people…

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Emotionally Hijacked Official Loses Job

I inherited my love for practical jokes from my uncles. One of them was particularly adept at catching me off guard. Like the time he…

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Two Free eBooklets on Empathy

Every person on the face of the earth has a God-given capacity for empathy and compassion. Like every other ability, however, empathy does not…

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A Wave of Confessions Saves a Church

At last he had his chance. Clutching his prepared statement in his hand, Mark sat down in the front pew, ready to get even with…

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Lincoln's Relational Wisdom

The current political climate, at both state and national levels, has highlighted the close connection between politics, pride and emotion. In an outward sense, every…

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Reagan, Lincoln, RW and You

Study Ronald Reagan and Abraham Lincoln and you’ll learn a great deal about how to relate to your spouse, children, co-workers and the…

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What Makes Powerful People Cry

I recently learned what makes some of the most powerful people in the world cry. Dr. Michael Lindsay, President of Gordon College, has interviewed 550…

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Confession Killers

If you want to diminish the value of a confession, use one of these three phrases. “I’m sorry if I’ve done something to…

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The Most Compelling Kind of Influence

In 1997, Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt won Academy Awards for Best Actor and Actress for their roles in the romantic comedy, As Good As…

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Destroy Your Enemies

As the Civil War was coming to an end, it seemed inevitable that the North would prevail. President Lincoln had many discussions with administration “hardliners…

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Glory to God and Peace Among Men

My mother passed away ten years ago on Christmas Eve. She was totally at peace and eager to see her Savior face-to-face. Not…

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Building Passport

I have dozens of passports, and I need to renew them constantly. No, I’m not James Bond or Jason Bourne. I don’t fly…

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500,000 and Counting!

Just before Christmas, I learned that over 500,000 copies of The Peacemaker are now in circulation in seventeen different languages. I also discovered that…

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Your Legacy

What is the greatest legacy you could pass on to your children and grandchildren? Lavish Christmas presents? Money? Property? Investments? Family name? Social or business…

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Be Kind

She stood in line quietly crying, holding onto a metal sign to steady herself. I’d just arrived at the airport gate, ready to catch…

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Two Huge Doors

The Lord has opened two huge doors for us in 2018. One of them would enable us to train hundreds of Christian leaders in 145…

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The Golden Result

We all know the Golden Rule: “Do to others as you would have them do to you.” But do you know the Golden Result? It…

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10 Ways to Connect Deeply at Thanksgiving

Would you like to move beyond superficial conversation during your Thanksgiving gathering this year? Would you like to connect deeply with your family and friends…

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Stupidity of Bitterness

Indulging in bitterness is one of the most stupid things we ever do. How stupid is it? Well, think about it this way. Imagine that…

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Marty and the Woman at the Well

Today you are going to meet people who are hiding great emotional and relational pain. They will typically smile and say a few superficial words…

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Opportunities in Europe

  Amidst all the social and political turmoil in Europe, God is moving to renew the biblical church and re-evangelize countries that have forgotten…

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7 Steps for Leaving a Church Wisely

I’ve talked with many people who left their churches. Some did it for valid reasons and made the transition wisely and graciously. Others were…

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Two Things You're Not Designed For

There are two things you and I were never designed to experience: death and rejection. That is why they both feel so foreign and hurt…

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A Common Lust

I share a lust with St. Augustine. Although he was a pillar of the church, he regularly prayed, “O Lord, deliver me from this lust…

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Seven Benefits of a Smile

My daughter, Megan, was eighteen months old when she decided to test her smile on a Hells Angel. Just before a vacation in Jackson, Wyoming…

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Curse or Consecrate

Three months before graduating from law school, I decided I did not want to be a lawyer. Two years of interning for a plaintiff’s…

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Defusing Explosive Meetings

Have you ever been in a meeting that was about to explode? You could feel the tension building with each person’s comments and knew…

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Hiding God's Word in Your Heart

By Ken Sande, Founder of Peacemaker Ministries and Relational Wisdom 360 When I was in law school, I witnessed one of the most dramatic spiritual…

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Five Ways to Weave RW into Your Life

One of the most popular features of our training program is that we summarize all of our key principles in simple acrostics that can be…

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