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Responsibility with Power…

Before Peter Parker, the super-hero Spider-Man, went public with his newfound superpowers, he had a heart-to-heart conversation with his Uncle Ben. Sitting in the car, Uncle Ben admonished, “These are the years when a man becomes the man he’s going … Continue reading

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Position: Playing Where it Counts

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series The Coach in Your Corner

The Holy Spirit?s work as Coach is to place you where you will best optimize the team objective. It?s the Spirit who recruits and gifts you. It?s the Spirit who has placed you in the body, wherever you?ve come from, Jew or Greek, slave or free, for a specific purpose and to play a specific position in the divine plan.If you assume that all we?re talking about here is who will teach the junior high students, or who?ll be an usher, you?re making a profound mistake and missing a powerful point. God has a game plan for accomplishing His greater vision and purposes through His body, the Church. Wherever we happen to find ourselves, we?re never a lone ranger, or playing a solo sport. We always operate as part of something bigger. We?re on team Jesus, part of the body of Christ, the Church. Continue reading

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Who Moved?

I believe that Hosea?s message is not only pertinent to the nation of Israel but also to the church of Christ. For the same imagery is used later on in the New Testament to describe the Church of Christ as the Bride of Christ and I think there are some parallels that can be made with Hosea?s message to the Israelites and what Christ would say to His church. Continue reading

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