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Fit for leadership?

A Christian leader who is not willing to serve is not fit to lead – Bill Donahue and Russ Robinson, Building a Church of Small Groups (Zondervan, 2001)

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Be the tiger…

A man walking through the forest saw a fox that had lost its legs, and he wondered how it lived. Then he saw a tiger come up with game in its mouth. The tiger ate its fill and left the … Continue reading

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Mary’s Faith

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series The Nativity Story

In this second message of the series, “The Nativity Story”, I look at the incredible faith of Mary. A faith that has much to teach us about the fact that faith isn’t age-dependent, positions us to be part of th greatest event in all human history, and means “do what God says” regardless of the cost. 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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Getting in On the Creator’s Work

I believe that seeking to be “used” by God is really endeavoring to partner with His work. And friends, His business is the best thing we could ever be a part of. Continue reading

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