Stephen Lindemann
26 Jul, 21 ·
6 min read

“Houston we have a problem!” These words – made famous in the Tom Hanks movie, Apollo 13 – were first spoken by James Lovell from space aboard Apollo 13 on April 13, 1970. The phrase does a good job of getting…

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Stephen Lindemann
19 Jul, 21 ·
9 min read

Have you ever noticed how some parts of the Bible seem to raise as many questions as they provide answers? One such account that has often raised questions for me is the story of Hannah and the birth of the prophet…

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Stephen Lindemann
14 Jul, 21 ·
5 min read

Patience is not a virtue that comes naturally to me. For a variety of reasons best left to my therapist and wife to contemplate, I’ve developed a very pronounced action orientation over my lifetime. I dislike…

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Stephen Lindemann
5 Jul, 21 ·
5 min read

In this so-called ‘progressive’ post-modern world where the concept of truth and moral absolutes have been rejected in favour of humanistic, self-serving and inherently ambiguous ‘woke’ platitudes, there is…

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Stephen Lindemann
30 Jun, 21 ·
4 min read

If there was only one thing that could make the world a better place, what would it be? What would it take to eliminate all heartache, all rebellion, all selfishness, all strife, all evil? What would be that elusive ‘silver…

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Stephen Lindemann
16 Jun, 21 ·
7 min read

Etymology is a fascinating discipline. You can learn a lot about culture change and the fluidity of social norms by tracing the evolution of specific words within a language.
Take for example the word ‘zealot’. The popular use…

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Stephen Lindemann
23 May, 21 ·
6 min read

I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of hearing self-help clichés: “Be all you can be” “Just do it” “Man up!” “Girl power” “Tap into the power within”. What bothers me What bothers me the most about these hollow…

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Stephen Lindemann
11 May, 21 ·
5 min read

In my work as a Leadership Consultant I’ve learned that one of the most critical capabilities for effective leadership is inspired vision. Without it, people within organisations fail to coalesce around common goals…

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Stephen Lindemann
27 Apr, 21 ·
9 min read

Back in the early ‘70s, as a result of numerous global crises, there was a popular saying that circulated through society: “Hang in there, baby!” The phrase found its way onto posters, t-shirts, coffee mugs, etc. It became a…

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Stephen Lindemann
12 Apr, 21 ·
5 min read

“And when they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives. Then Jesus said to them, “You will all fall away because of me this night. For it is written, ‘I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be…”

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