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The Team with a Dream

So, as we come to chapter 3, we discover that the building has begun. Here in this chapter is faithfully recorded by the inspiration of the Holy Spirit the names of those that worked on the wall. They are recorded because God wants them to be remembered. They are Jerusalem?s dream team. They came together and pulled off what others thought would be impossible. God makes sure that they are remembered for their accomplishment in fulfilling His purpose.

Today I want to highlight to you in Nehemiah 3:1-32 seven approaches to re-building the wall of Jerusalem that ensured it?s success. In doing so I believe that you?ll discover as I did the key to being successful in the plans the Lord sets out for your life and the life of this church. How do you want to be remembered? Continue reading

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what do you do with your potential?

When I ask the question, “What do you do with your potential?” I’m talking something that is already within your capability to do. It is something already possible. Your gifts, your abilities, your resources, your knowledge, your experience are all things that affect and result in your potential! For believers, your very position as a child of God is the greatest factor in the size of your potential. The question is not “What you have?” but what are you doing with what you have? It is a question, not only for ourselves as individuals, but also for us corporately as a church… Continue reading

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Kingdom clothes or Beggar’s rags?

A beggar lived near the King’s palace. One day he saw a proclamation posted that invited anyone to come and dine with the King. Yet the beggar looked down at his filthy rags and realized there was no way he … Continue reading

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Equip

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Church on Fire

Equipping is empowerment…being equipped means you have the power to do something. When we look at the Church of Acts we discover that the believers walked in the understanding that God equipped them for what He called them too and that He gifted the church with leaders to prepare them (or “perfect”) them for acts of service (that is using the giftings, abilities God had equipped them with) in the kingdom. The church today must regain this concept of being a place where people discover how God has equipped them for ministry and then are prepared, encouraged, and released into their calling (which is an ongoing process)… Continue reading

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Performance: Spirit Filled Living

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series The Coach in Your Corner

Today we are going to take some time and think for a while about “Performance: Spirit-Filled Living”. We?ve been recruited, given spiritual gifts, baptized in the Holy Spirit.Now, what does this really mean to us? Does it make a difference in us? Should it make a difference? If your answer is “yes” to these questions, then the next question I want to ask you is, OK – so how will this happen? How will this difference come about? Continue reading

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