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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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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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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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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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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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“What’s Your Power Style? How to use Your Power to Help the Team?” “Tools for Exercising Power” Part 1 of 4

    When addressing the topic of “Power” most people tend to view this in a negative way because they often times have been the recipient of the use of power being used in a manipulative way. I think it … Continue reading

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