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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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A Worthy Call

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series The Call of God

The Call of God is a Worthy Call! There are a lot of things that we do in life but there is no greater task than fulfilling what God’s plan is for our life!! And the great thing is that God has a calling for every single person. As I’ve emphasized over and over in this series “All are called”… Continue reading

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The Heart of the Call – Where it Begins

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series The Call of God

It’s important to remember that The Call of God always begins with the desire God has for relationship with us… 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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Defrosting Your Spiritual Assets

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Improving Your Serve

The whole topic of spiritual gifts has been a battleground for many years, going back to the church at Corinth. This tension can result from an overemphasis on certain gifts, or it can come because we like to pick fights with those who are wired differently than we are. Continue reading

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