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8.5 of My Favorite Mistakes of 2015

“Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly.” – G. K. Chesterton   I take a bit of time at the end of each year to take an honest, deep look into how the year gone by has gone. I group these together as “Mistakes” that are as positive as possible – I try to see…

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How About A Summer Outreach Lab

If you haven’t taken a stab at Kindness Outreach, the summer is the perfect time for doing a “Lab” – that is, to do some experimenting to learn a few lessons about how to build a heart connection with the those in your community. Any season has it’s advantages for connecting with people, but the…

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Heaven’s Lessons

If you haven’t read this yet, go for it. Know someone who is skeptical about the reality of heaven? This might be the book for them. [ cialis 100 mg | china viagra | viagra canada | cialis philippines | viagra toronto buy | cialis refractory | buying generic cialis | viagra canadian | adverse…

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Getting ready for Christmas

Sjogren Tree

I love it when the Sjogren Christmas tree can be set up in a matter of an hour or so out of a box. 100% of the credit for the assembly goes to Janie – I’m just a tree “Consultant.” Our condo here in LA is quite a bit smaller than anything we’ve had in…

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Latest, latest news about Steve and Janie Sjogren…

From Charlie Wear: Steve and Janie have moved to Claremont, California (in the greater Los Angeles area, east of LA proper on the I-10 freeway). Janie is on the staff of Granite Creek Community Church in Claremont where she is serving as the pastor for community. Steve is excited about writing projects and the development…

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Guest Post: A Review of ‘Heaven’s Lessons’ by Mark Daniels

Steve Sjogren’s newest book will help anyone wanting to live a better life. It would be an especially good gift item for people who don’t go to church or don’t believe in God. They won’t get preached at, but experience the honest wrestling of a guy who went through a set of horrible circumstances and learned…

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Latest News About Steve & Janie Sjogren

From Charlie Wear: Friends of Steve and Janie Sjogren are asking, “What is happening in the world of Steve Sjogren, the Kindness Guy, and his wife, Janie, the Kindness Gal?” Well, I have all the answers to these questions that are fit to publish. [ buy prescription viagra | young men taking viagra | pfizer…

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How To Pastor During the Holidays… After the Loss of a Loved One

There are probably more in your church who’ve experienced loss than you  realize. At a time of festivity, some in your congregation are struggling. The “Holidays” are no holiday for them. It’s a time of pushing emotional hot buttons. If you want to minister to a large percentage of your folks, figure out a way…

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Reaching out in the Fall

Sometimes I’m asked, “What do you do for outreach when the weather doesn’t cooperate?” It’s not that difficult but it requires a little bit of creativity. Here’s a gimme to help you where you are (unless you’re in Phoenix). Go out in teams to rake leaves. It’s not that complicated. Needed: Rakes, 55 gall bags,…

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Reaching out with waffles?

It’s amazing how transferable kindness outreach is. To reach out with God’s love in a practical way – to bring the Good News to skeptics – can be pulled off in any culture – even Scandinavia. Go figure. We gave out hundreds of waffles in Norway. Waffles you ask? In Norway that’s the draw. When…

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