Thoughts in Training Blogs

February 22, 2024

Threshold 136 – Alex Gaura on Persevering

This is a recording of Alex Gaura sharing how he integrates sports, ministry, and employment as a pastor in Arizona.  The video is 9 minutes in length.
February 22, 2024

Threshold 135 – Exodus 1:8 and our currency

This is a recording of Jeff's teaching on one of the most important yet lost statements in the bible.  It was presented in the summer of 2023.  He attempts to condense what we can use as Christian Business leaders into 7 minutes. 
February 22, 2024

Threshold 134 – Mayim, Water, Beatitudes and why people don’t like Christians.

This is a recording of Jeff's first teaching that ends with the beatitudes.  It was first presented at the CBMC Trusted Advisor's forum on January 26th, 2024.  He attempts to condense what we can use as Christian Business leaders into 37 minutes.
December 28, 2023

Golden Moments

Golden moments are defined. You are your truest self when they are happening. They create a transcendent peace, and there is nothing but love in your heart and your actions during them. You are hitting on all cylinders, both physically and emotionally. There is no sense of fear, and you know that God is near, and you can feel him. You are never just sitting there; you are doing something. Golden memories include action. They are not events that happen at the dinner table. They happen in the wilderness of life.
September 26, 2023

Upon this Rock

In the middle of my sharing, I suddenly stopped caring about who I was in all of this. I was in the right place, and God was using my language talents for Good. I got to watch it happen. It wasn’t an academic share. It was an introduction to a world that was previously unseen. Today, I was lucky enough to see the curtain torn aside.
August 20, 2023

Modern Contract Law versus Exodus.

As a former CEO, I never deferred to any employees when a relationship was about to be defined, especially when it involved the exchange of money. I would make the time to read the contract before agreeing to the terms of engagement.
August 13, 2023

Threshold 131 – Job, Part 1

This is a recording of Jeff's teaching of the first part of the book of Job to the CBMC Trusted Advisor's forum on July 28th, 2023.  He attempts to condense what we can use as Christian Business leaders into 33 minutes.  
August 11, 2023

Lessons in Marriage from Jews in the Desert

I can't recommend studying Exodus if you want to get to the heart of the worst in people and the best.  It is all there, on display.
August 7, 2023

The unraveled argument for fair pay between men’s and women’s soccer

The women’s soccer program lost its legs in the argument for fair pay and should not expect us to give them a wheelchair, preferential seating, and the next award for dramatic acting at the Oscars. Their bread-and-butter pitch is now burnt toast.