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The Bible’s New Testament: The Gospel of John IV: Jesus Rolls up His Sleeves and Leads by Example

When I was a server, I dreaded when a good server moved into management.  Sure, there was always a learning curve for the new position, but I was bracing for the cardinal mistake I’d seen countless managers make: they forgot … Continue reading

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The Bible’s New Testament: The Gospel of John III – Jesus Takes One for Mom: The Water into Wine Miracle

The Bible’s New Testament: The Gospel of John III – Jesus Takes One for Mom: The Water into Wine Miracle When I was in junior high, my dad worked for an import/export business owned by a Chinese family.  One night, … Continue reading

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The Bible’s New Testament: The Gospel of John II– Make Your Case by Developing Your Examples

When I teach academic writing, I constantly emphasize to my students one principle: if you want to convince your audience, you need to develop your examples. If people are on your side, they won’t require much convincing—you are, in effect, … Continue reading

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