Tag Archives: Brokenness

Sermon: Connected Online – FAITH!/ Expository Message Series in the Book of Nehemiah Part 3 of 9

Catching A Fresh Vision From God For Your Life! “Without Vision – the People Perish”   – Solomon   “He who sits on the throne said, ‘Behold, I am making all things new.‘”  REVELATION 21:5 (NASB)   INTRO – THE BENEFITS … Continue reading

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Becoming an Effective Leader – Part 1 of 2

          Recently in my teaching assignment as a professor in a Bible College I was asked by a young woman who is a student from China, “Professor what are the important things that one would need … Continue reading

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Daily Office: “Getting Free From Preferences and Politics”- June 29, 2015

          “Every day God invites us on the same kind of adventure. It’s not a trip where He sends us a rigid itinerary, He simply invites us. God asks what it is He’s made us to … Continue reading

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The Cross Challenges “Me” to Ask the Question: “How Should I Live?”

  (Emanuel A.M.E. church has first Sunday service since shooting) Published on Jun 21, 2015 –Just days after a gunman killed nine people at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, worshipers gathered for their Sunday service. “Will we be extremists for … Continue reading

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Four Practices That Pastors Must Do To Maintain An Emotionally Healthy Perspective!

Recently I have spoken to a few Pastors who have commented on how they are struggling with depression and that the ministry in their churches is simply not enjoyable like it once was in the beginning of their calling. There … Continue reading

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Emmett (Butch) Eastland: A Great Example of A Man Who Believed in Others!

    As a pastor who has at the privileged opportunity for serving the church I have had many graduations that I performed at funerals for people who lived such incredible lives for Jesus Christ. The more as I travel … Continue reading

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Growing Deeper At Midlife: The Journey through the Unknown to Become Fully Known Starting Point: My Feet Don’t Stink!

  I am finishing my Directive-Reading Paper for M.A. Program at Vanguard University on how the use of ceremonies and rituals utilizing Edwin Friedman’s Family Systems approach can be used by churches and denominations in equipping clergy leadership transitioning into … Continue reading

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The Focus of Servant Leadership (Part 1 of 5)

        Servant-leadership is not about a personal quest for power, prestige, or material rewards. Servant-leadership has its focus on the true motivation of serving others. Rather than controlling or wielding power, the servant-leader works to build a … Continue reading

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PAPA Will Not Laugh At You!

          There are some moments being a grandpa that just grip your heart. This past Friday I returned home late in the evening from a wedding rehearsal dinner with my bride Valerie of almost 31 years, … Continue reading

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The Blessings of Brokenness Part 2 of 3: Jesus Christ a Model of Brokenness

                Years ago a pastor gave me a tract that I keep in my bible that is entitled “Brokenness.”  I thought I would pass it on to you hoping that it will become … Continue reading

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