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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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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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What’s Your Leadership Style?

    Perhaps in the despair over defining leadership, management theorists have attempted to picture it in terms of style. In using such a broad term, they are attempting to describe how the person operates, rather than what he is. … Continue reading

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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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The Big TEN Characteristics of an Effective Team Member! Part 1 of 2

      I am journeying through the land of the in-between in my assignments leaving a position as a Campus Pastor for an incredible church and discerning where my next assignment in terms of calling will take me. In … Continue reading

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Ten Characteristics of a Mature Leadership Team

      Doing ministry as a team requires that the “Primus” Leader including every member of the team do two things: First, one must let go of the things that attempt to control himself or herself because in not … Continue reading

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“Doing Our Dance!” Daily Office: July 9, 2015

    For many Protestants the understanding of God being Trinity is an exercise of intellectual assent without really investigating what does it mean to our Mission on planet earth as the Church. There are two tendencies that historically we … Continue reading

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