Looking at Myself

Looking at Myself

Who do you listen to? Many of us are guilty of fixating far too often on one information source. We read the same commentary set all the time. We get all of our news from the same... Read More »

Bridge Builders

Brief Outline: I. A First-Century Model (Acts 16:11-34) A. Lydia’s conversion B. The slave girl’s deliverance C. The jail warden’s salvation II. A 21st-Century Example A.... Read More »
Chain of Command

Chain of Command

“You can’t tell me what to do!” a staff member told the senior pastor in the midst of conflict over job performance and responsibilities. The tension was palpable between the two... Read More »
Relationships, relationships, relationships

Relationships, relationships, relationships

A church board that works well together as a team requires a combination of love and trust. But that doesn’t just happen. It takes time together and open communication. The board... Read More »
Board Relationships

Board Relationships

Over the next few days, Pastoral Coach and Associate Bible Teacher Knute Larson will be leading our conversation around the topic of relationships and church leadership. Knute will... Read More »
Friendship (Part Three)

Friendship (Part Three)

This week we have been looking at the friendship of David and Jonathan to see what characterizes a strong friendship—something desperately needed by men and women in ministry. So... Read More »
Friendship (Part Two)

Friendship (Part Two)

This week we are looking at the friendship of David and Jonathan to see what characterizes a strong friendship—something desperately needed by men and women in ministry.... Read More »
Friendship (Part One)

Friendship (Part One)

The news of the death of a very good friend of mine reached me in November. Leonard and I had met in our freshman year in college and been friends for 63 years. He passed away while... Read More »
The Next Step (Part Two)

The Next Step (Part Two)

This week, as we enter 2011 and the new year, we are considering three commitments that can shape our ministries and prepare us to impact lives for Christ. While not new or... Read More »

FRIENDSHIP

1 Samuel 18–20 Introduction: The news of the death of a very good friend of mine reached me in November. Leonard and I had met in our freshman year in college and been friends... Read More »
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