Leadership and Opposition (Part Two)

Leadership and Opposition (Part Two)

Yesterday we saw that criticism is often a part of serving God, and that sometimes that criticism can be very destructive. Today we return to Nehemiah 4 to see how Nehemiah responded... Read More »
Leadership and Opposition (Part One)

Leadership and Opposition (Part One)

In his opening comments on Nehemiah 4, Charles Swindoll writes, “Anyone who steps into the arena of leadership must be prepared to pay a price. True leadership exacts a heavy... Read More »
All Shook Up

All Shook Up

Right where I am is where I have to be. —FOLK SONG I rejoice greatly in the Lord that at last you have renewed your concern for me. Indeed, you have been concerned, but you had... Read More »
The Man from Baal Shalisha

The Man from Baal Shalisha

The Man from Baal Shalisha What matter though our loaves be few? Alike the little and the much When He shall add to what we have His multiplying touch. —ANNIE JOHNSON FLINT A man... Read More »
When You Feel Like Quitting (Part Three)

When You Feel Like Quitting (Part Three)

This week, we are looking at reasons to stay engaged in serving Christ, even when we feel like quitting. It is comforting to know that Paul had similar struggles, but it can challenge... Read More »
When You Feel Like Quitting (Part Two)

When You Feel Like Quitting (Part Two)

This week, we are looking at reasons to stay engaged in serving Christ, even when we feel like quitting. It can comfort us to know that Paul had similar struggles, but it can challenge... Read More »
When You Feel Like Quitting (Part One)

When You Feel Like Quitting (Part One)

In the movie Funny Farm, the character played by Chevy Chase abruptly quits his job, and he and his wife buy a farm in Vermont where they hope for peace and quiet. There he plans on... Read More »
The Old Tree

The Old Tree

Then Moses led Israel from the Red Sea and they went into the Desert of Shur. For three days they traveled in the desert without finding water. When they came to Marah, they could... Read More »
The Quiet Man

The Quiet Man

My heart is not proud, O Lord, my eyes are not haughty; I do not concern myself with great matters or things too wonderful for me. But I have stilled and quieted my soul; like a... Read More »
Storm Warnings (Part Three)

Storm Warnings (Part Three)

This week we have been considering the storms that can challenge us in ministry. We have seen the church dictator and the church troublemaker—but the reality is that our greatest... Read More »
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