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Astronomy fascinates me. I started studying it at age seven when I visited the library to find out why stars are hot. Once I found the answer to that question, I continued reading every physics and astronomy book I could get my hands on. With my dad’s help and the money I saved from collecting pop bottles, I built my first telescope at age sixteen. That’s... >Full Story

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Start a Faith Adventure

Jesus said that he came to make all things new. His death on the cross can have a profound impact on your life. You have to ask yourself: Is this the life for me? When asked to describe yourself do you reach for your job title? Do you define yourself by your relationships -- spouse, parent, lover, friend? Do you... >Read More



Jason Dunn - Questions That Matter

In the small town where I grew up, there weren’t a lot of religions to choose from. People either believed in God or they didn’t. And if they did, they went to church, as my family did. When I went to college though, my neatly ordered world suddenly exploded. For the first time in my life, I encountered people who... >Read More



Leadership, Opportunity, Integrity and Cancer

Profile on: Herb Buller: Co-founder of Midland Concrete Product, Kitchen Craft of Canada and Norcraft Canada. Today is a day of celebration for Erna and me. Exactly ten years ago today we were in the Winnipeg Clinic at the ophthalmologist. I had just been subjected to a bunch of tests on my left eye. After looking into my eye with his various...... >Read More



From Making Money to Giving it Away

Profile on: Bobby Dobson, Tax Lawyer Born and raised in Greenville, South Carolina - a town named by Entrepreneur magazine as one of the 30 best cities for small business in America - Bobby Dobson seemed destined for business success. Sure enough, he eventually rose to the top of his game as a tax lawyer. But Bobby’s achievements came at... >Read More



Material Things Just Don't Count

Ruth and Paul Lindholm could not have met under less ostentatious circumstances. Her father, being a traveling pastor, Ruth’s family did not have a lot of money. So Ruth spent four summers working as a hired hand for Paul’s mother on the family farm in Minnesota. It was not long before the two teenagers caught sight of one another. “Paul... >Read More



In Search of an Abundant Life

Profile on: Norm Miller, Chairman, Interstate Battery System of America, Inc. 200,000 Dealers Nationwide “College! Hell, I just hope I can keep him out of jail and get him out of high school!” Not exactly a prophecy for success, but those were the words uttered by Norm Miller’s mother when Norm, owner of Interstate Batteries, was in...... >Read More



Facing Fast Growth and Strong Competition

Profile on: Mike and Brian McCoy, co-owner of McCoy’s Building Supplies During the early part of their careers, Mike and Brian McCoy, owners of McCoy’s Building Supplies, applied a simple formula for success: hard work followed by more hard work. This, along with an innovative approach to selling building supplies, allowed the Galveston-based...... >Read More


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