Eight Habits of Jesus

Jesus had habits. Good, small habits each day help bring about being the person you want to become. Spend your days well and your life will take care of itself. That’s the power of habit. One book I’ve read that has … Continued

The Most Important Aspect In Giving

Here’s a quick, interesting story from Scripture: Jesus sat down near the collection box in the Temple and watched as the crowds dropped in their money. Many rich people put in large amounts. Then a poor widow came and dropped in … Continued

You’re A Distributor, Not A Manufacturer

God alone has all the resources to meet human needs. One of the great stories in Scripture is in Acts 3. Peter and John were walking to the temple when they came across a beggar. Expecting to get some money from them, … Continued

Forgotten Mark Of A True Disciple?

Remember the song, “They will know we are Christians by our love, by our love…?” This song comes from a verse in John 13:35: By this everyone will know that you are my disciples if you love one another. Most Christians … Continued

Five Leadership Tests

I recently listened to Bill Hybels sermon on Luke 5 called Five Leadership Tests. This blog post consist of the notes I took from this message (Bill Hybels, Willow Creek Podcast, 9/10/17) Luke chapter five is the calling of the first … Continued

Persistent Prayer is Powerful

Jesus went to pray in the Garden of Gethsemane. Three different times he prayed basically the same prayer. It struck me that if Jesus, who was in perfect communion with God – one in the same – prayed the same … Continued

On Being A Servant Of God

On Being A Servant Of God, by Warren Wiersbe is a great book for pastors and church staff. It’s broken up into several small chapters packed with wisdom from a seasoned church leader. Today’s post is a collection of quotes … Continued

12 Things You Need To Know About Your Words

Words. We say a bunch of them each day. In fact, the average American English speaker engaged in a friendly conversation speaks at a rate of approximately 110–150 words per minute. On average, we say about 17,000 words per day. … Continued

Jesus And… (one of the worst things Christians can do)

The story is told of a large food distributor who created an amazing, ready-to-go cake mix. It was a break through – and as simple as adding water to the powder and putting it in the oven.  The easy cake … Continued

I Find That I Keep Offering God My Service When What He Wants Is My Fellowship

“I find that I keep offering God my service when what He wants is my fellowship.” ― John Paul Warren Without deep community, ministry service will wane and become hollow. Burnout will occur.  Joy will be gone. John 15 tells us … Continued

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