Tag Archives: Emotional Health

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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Welcome the Word into Your Life!

Colossians 3:16, NASB Have you ever stayed as a guest in a home where the people made you feel very unwelcome and unwanted? I have have and it is an awkward and uncomfortable feeling. The Apostle Paul states that we … Continue reading

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Speaking the Truth in Love to those Who Stumble!

              One of the most difficult questions that any person serving in leadership wrestles with is how does one respond to believers who continue to practice sin? If you are a person who is … 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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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 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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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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