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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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Galatians 3:1: Stupid is What Stupid Does!

Just finished reading today’s SOAP verses and I thought struck me from the words of that great Philosopher, “Forrest Gump.” Remember his statement: “Stupid is What Stupid Does!” I think the Apostle Paul may agree this statement because in Galatians chapter three verse … 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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Why Stay Stuck with Seagulls when you can Soar with Eagles?: Maintaining an Attitude of Gratitude! Part 1 of 2

              Where I live in Lincoln, California has in the past week experienced some very strange weather. For instance, this past week temperatures soared to well over a 110 degrees and then two days … Continue reading

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What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

A few recent conversations with a pastor friend of mine have raised an issue that I’ve found true for my life. Maybe you can relate to it as well. My friend has been in full-time ministry as a Senior Pastor … Continue reading

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6 Signs Your Church Is Dysfunctional by Ed Stetzer – ChurchLeaders.com – Christian Leadership Blogs, Articles, Videos, How To’s, and Free Resources

6 Signs Your Church Is Dysfunctional by Ed Stetzer – ChurchLeaders.com – Christian Leadership Blogs, Articles, Videos, How To’s, and Free Resources. Here is a thought provoking article that I thought would allow for some discussion. What Ed Stetzer describes … Continue reading

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