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John Hopkins
Just Do Something! is written to challenge you to do something to change your world. Let me know what you're doing to make a difference!
Interests: raising my kids, loving my wife, living the life god has planned for me
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Several interns recently asked me to give them a sermon and a story because they were apparently missing my thoughts. Matthew, I wasn't ignoring you! My heart was not in the right place to compose thoughts that would be uplifting,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2010 at Just Do Something!
The strength of a team is best measured when it faces adversity. Hard times provide the tests of character, attitude, ability and endurance that tell if a team has what it takes to succeed, or not. Adversity can takes many... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2010 at Just Do Something!
Poco a Poco is one of our guiding principles at Orphanage Outreach. We want volunteers to recognize two important truths--big things grow little by little (poco a poco) over time, and little things can make a huge difference. By focusing... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2010 at Just Do Something!
A long time ago I read about a family that went to Africa or Irian Jaya as missionaries. Although it was a gripping story filled with adventure and triumph, I had not thought about it in years. It came to... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2010 at Just Do Something!
There is a theme in my writing. I am moved by powerful movies about teachers and coaches who inspire their students and players to achieve the impossible. Remember the Titans, Dead Poet’s Society, Coach Carter, The Blind Side, Miracle, and... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2010 at Just Do Something!
Today is your lucky day, so make the most of it! Did you know that youtube has more than just videos with cute pets, teens with too much time on their hands, and sports bloopers? Who knew?! I stumbled across... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2010 at Just Do Something!
newsboys "Born Again" *Official Music Video* from newsboys on Vimeo. This video powerfully captures what it means to live what you say you believe. This is the challenge we have to accept: "To be the change we want to see... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2010 at Just Do Something!
I have been trying for three weeks to write a simple article answering that question. What is love, anyway? You would think I could produce an answer without even breaking a sweat. That's what I thought! I have taught on... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2010 at Just Do Something!
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Mar 15, 2010
Many of my blog posts contain quotes and ideas from books I have been reading. If you prefer to get information straight from the source, please visit my bookstore (Click this link to check it out!). Thanks to the wonders... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2010 at Just Do Something!
But first, a word from our sponsor. . . I have received enough shocked looks when I walk into a room to finally realize that not everyone is aware of what we're up to these days. Yes, we are in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2010 at Just Do Something!
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