Tag Archives: Change

Sermon: A Fragmented Hard Drive/Expository Message Series in the Book of Nehemiah Part 2 of 9

A Fragmented Hard-Drive  NEHEMIAH 1:1-4    Nehemiah 1 5 Then I said:  “Lord, the God of heaven, the great and awesome God, who keeps his covenant of love with those who love him and keep his commandments, 6 let your ear be attentive and … Continue reading

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Sermon: Time to get Plugged-In/Expository Message Series in the Book of Nehemiah Part 1 of 9

“Being Equipped and Energized for Your New Future!”   Expository Message Series in the Book of Nehemiah Time to Plug –In Nehemiah 1:1-11   Introductory Questions: What was your life like 10 years ago? Where would you like your life … 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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The Big TEN Characteristics of an Effective Team Member! Part 2 of 2

        I am continuing in this blog post Part 2 of my Big TEN Characteristics for effective team members. Here are the last five characteristics on my list:   Competency – An effective leader is going to … 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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Daily Office: “Real Maturity Serves Others!” June 28, 2015

      Biblical Maturity is never defined in the Bible as an Arrogant “Know it All” Mindset. Matter of fact, the Apostle Paul functionally defines it not as the amount of knowledge one has attained but rather how one … Continue reading

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

http://www.pastoralsoto.com/?p=8090 In light of current events as I observe the responses of forgiveness and love from the families in Emmaus A.M.E Church in South Carolina as they process through such horrific pain of the loss of their loved ones. I … Continue reading

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May the Force Be with You: When Can I use Power to Create Organizational Change?

    One of the common challenges that are facing the church today is the matter of leading change. The biggest issue is that many elder and leadership teams understanding that  their church needs change become more absorbed with “conflict … 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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