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       Chuck Swindoll
       1934-
      
       Charles R. "Chuck" Swindoll is an evangelical Christian pastor, educator and radio preacher. He was born in El Campo, Texas, the third of three children born to Earl and Lovell Swindoll. Before a life in Christian ministry, Chuck initially pursued his interest in mechanical engineering, and also served with the United States Marine Corps in Southeast Asia. He married his wife, Cynthia, in 1955 and they have four children. Swindoll entered Dallas Theological Seminary in 1959 where he graduated magna cum laude four years later.
      
       Swindoll is the founder of and speaker on a popular radio broadcast, Insight for Living, which airs on Christian and non-Christian radio markets and now has a growing webcast audience.


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Alleged "impossibilities" are opportunities for our capacities to be stretched.

    Topics: Achievement

The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail.

    Topics: Achievement

We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.

    Topics: Achievement

When I think of vision, I have in mind the ability to see above and beyond the majority.

    Topics: Achievement, Vision

When you have vision it affects your attitude. Your attitude is optimistic rather than pessimistic.

    Topics: Achievement, Vision, Attitude

The remarkable thing is, we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day.

    Topics: Attitude, Contentment, Choices

We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.

    Topics: Attitude, Change

The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune.

    Topics: Character, Compromise

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.

    Topics: Children

You want to mess up the minds of your children? Here's how - guaranteed! Rear them in a legalistic, tight context of external religion, where performance is more important than reality. Fake your faith. Sneak around and pretend your spirituality . Train your children to do the same. Embrace a long list of do's and don'ts publicly but hypocritically practice them privately... yet never own up to the fact that its hypocrisy. Act one way but live another. And you can count on it - emotional and spiritual damage will occur.

    Topics: Children, Legalism

Encouragement is awesome. It (can) actually change the course of another person's day, week, or life.

    Topics: Encouragement, Change

The beautiful thing about this adventure called faith is that we can count on Him never to lead us astray.

    Topics: Faith, Beauty

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