Tag Archives: Al Soto

What Makes Leadership Dangerous?

Any leader who is going to lead a church or an organization into change must recognize that it takes courage. There is not a church in existence that does not have to face varying types of challenges. Matter of fact … Continue reading

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Rising Up to Call My Mother, Nancy Mathis- Blessed!

                        The past few weeks has been an emotional roller-coaster! It is a little over a week ago that my mother went into the hospital being treated for a pneumonia … Continue reading

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WE ARE REALLY WEALTHY!: I Corinthians 1:5-6

          “…that in everything you were enriched in Him, in all speech and all knowledge, even as the testimony concerning Christ was confirmed in you.” I Corinthians 1:5-6, NASB   The Apostle Paul like many of … Continue reading

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EQ Series pt.3:EQ Series pt.3 February 14, 2016 “Un-Packing Your Emotional Suitcase!” “Going Back in Order to Go Forward”

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/eq-part-iii/id1027134027?i=363227027&mt=2   EQ Series pt.3 February 14, 2016 “Un-Packing Your Emotional Suitcase!” “Going Back in Order to Go Forward”   Introduction:   It is great be able to be here with you today Brave Church and you are in a … Continue reading

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Why People Circle the Wagons During Difficult Times? The Challenge of Imaginative Gridlock! Part 1 of 2

          The meaning of idioms generally alters as time passes, but sometimes the original meaning is also based on a false premise. The idea that settlers of the west were often threatened by marauding Native American … Continue reading

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Lent: Liberation for the Soul!

I am the current transitional pastor of Recreate Church which is located in San Jose, CA, and I wrote this for a blog article concerning some of the reasons why I am convinced that the Season of Lent is important for … Continue reading

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Sermon at Recreate Church Joshua 3: Welcome to Your New Future!

JOSHUA 3   SO LONG TO YOUR OLD LIFE   HOW TO CROSS THE JORDAN   “Unbelief says, ‘Let’s go back to where it’s safe.’ Faith says, ‘Let’s go forward to where God is working. Forty years before, Joshua and … Continue reading

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Insight Beyond Your own Sight: Ephesians 1:17

                  Today, in my Daily office this is the verse that I focused on for my time of Lectio Devina. As a leader, husband, father, and grandfather, I am always needing the insight … Continue reading

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Five Practices Churches Need to take Seriously -So Newcomers Take You Seriously!

                        I have been able to have the opportunity to visit a few churches in the past six month’s and it has been my observation that larger churches are … Continue reading

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Sermon: Updating the Heart!/Expository Message Series in the Book of Nehemiah Part 4 of 9

“UPDATING THE HEART!” “And I told them how the hand of my God had been favorable to me, and also about the king’s words which he had spoken to me.” (Nehemiah 2:18a)   “Then they said, “Let us arise and … Continue reading

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