New Series: Landmines

Join us this Sunday, February 28, as we begin a new, two-week series, Landmines, with John Woodall.

This series will help us recognize and avoid certain landmines so that we can successfully navigate our way through the relationships of marriage, family, and friends.

It’s a practical guide to recognizing and avoiding anything that can blow up any relationship at any time.

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Posted February 23, 2010

Salary Caps for CEOs?

There’s been a lot of talk lately about CEO salary caps. I certainly understand the sentiment. It’s hard to believe that someone can receive compensation in the millions of dollars while apparently underperforming.

But as I look at scripture, I’m concerned that we might be missing a bigger issue. Let’s recognize a few things:

1. We’re all rich. If you’re reading this on a computer you have free access to, you’re in the top 5% of the wealthiest people in the world. Have a car? Live indoors? With running water? You get the point. You and I getting upset with the “richer” people must seem pretty silly to the family living on $4/day.

2. The pay system on this planet is messed up. Sure, some CEOs make a ridiculous amount of money. But so do some entertainers and athletes. If we put our money where our mouth is, it’d be teachers, stay-at-home moms, and caregivers that were the highest paid. So, determining a “fair” salary is kind of like chasing a rainbow.… Read the rest

Posted February 16, 2010