Published: 3 years ago

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy. (Remember: click on the bold print to read the entire article.)

 

Don’t Waste Your Morning on Email or Social Networks. (via Lifehacker) Yep, I realize the irony of this. Have a great morning reading blogs.

One of the saddest mistakes in time management is the propensity of people to spend the two most productive hours of their day on things that don’t require high cognitive capacity (like social media). If we could salvage those precious hours, most of us would be much more successful in accomplishing what we truly want.

Generally people are most productive in the morning. The two hours after becoming fully awake are likely to be the best.

 

30 Really Important Seconds In Your Church. (via Eric Geiger) We talk a lot (a lot) around here about taking great care of the adult guests at your church. But how are we doing at serving the youngest among us?

When I first entered local church ministry, I heard leaders describe the importance of the first few moments of a first-time guest’s experience at a church. Because many guests decide in those few moments if they will return, it is important for a church to express hospitality to guests. We want to welcome others because Christ has welcomed us.

I have learned, as a father, about another very critical 30 seconds.

 

This Teacher Has Each Student Write Themselves a Letter…Then Sends It to Them 20 Years Later. (via 22 Words) Absolutely fascinating. Every student needs a Mr. Farrar in their life.

 

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