Jun 22, 2018

Powerful relationships

We all have relationships. For most of us, however, they are relatively shallow and we long for something deeper: someone with whom we can reveal our true selves and the struggles we wrestle with. Friends who knows us fully and yet accepts us totally. That is a powerful relationship.

I am blessed with a few powerful relationships. Other men who know me, love me, accept me, challenge me and want the...
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Jun 04, 2018

The umbrella principle: Creating safe spaces for honest conversation

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We have become a people divided: By opinion, politics, theology, preferences, lifestyle choices and any number of other issues. Those divisions alienate people from one another, create tribes that harbor animosity toward other tribes and prevent honest conversation that might just help us understand one another - even with our differences. What we lack are safe spaces for honest conversation.

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Aug 02, 2015

Three marks of faithful friends

Having faithful friends matters. All of us will have superficial friendships but we also need deep faithful friends. They may be family or others but you know they are always in your corner. As I think about what characterizes faithful friends I think of these three qualities.

First, they are trustworthy and always have your best interests in mind and we theirs. They can be trusted with...
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Jul 29, 2015

A lesson we all need to learn: Godly people can disagree from Quintin Stieff

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TJ Addington (Addington Consulting) has a passion to help individuals and organizations maximize their impact and go to the next level of effectiveness. He can be reached at tjaddington@gmail.com.

"Creating cultures of organizational excellence."

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