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        Outline of this Blog Article: Introduction The Nature of the Church as the Second Incarnation The Church and the Kingdom of God Toward a Trinitarian Theology Ruined for the Ordinary – The Holy Spirit Empowering for … Continue reading

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Three Leadership Lessons from being A Football Coach That Has Helped Me as a Pastor!

This article is dedicated to the memory of two great coaches in my life:       My friend and brother Coach Jim Rios: Jim not only loved the game of football he embodied a unique blend of discipline with … Continue reading

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SOMETHING OLD-SOMETHING NEW: CREATING A COACHING CULTURE IN CHANGING TIMES!

      As I am writing this article I have been really reflective with the changes of the seasons in my life and the one constant thing in the continuum of life that I have come to accept as … Continue reading

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“Good Team Leaders Empower People”

The traditional small to medium church stays that way because the pastor either will not or does not know how to delegate and empower the members of the church to use their spiritual gifts. For a pastor to grow a … Continue reading

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Breaking the Silence

This was a message I preached the Sunday before Christmas, 2014 at the Bayside of Lincoln Campus. We had the Glen Edwards Middle School Band under the direction of Albert Medina with us in both of our services and  it … Continue reading

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Principles for Transformational Leadership from the Life of Martin Luther King

        It is the day after Martin Luther’s holiday and in my reflection I thought I would share some principles for Transformational Leadership from the life of a man who was the leader of change that impacted … Continue reading

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Musings Concerning the Transformational Coaching of Leaders

                One of my favorite adages reads as follows: “When just a few people try to do a lot of things, little gets done, but when a lot of people each do a … Continue reading

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The Five Emotional Requirements for Servant-Leadership As Partnership

Most people when asked to give a functional definition of leadership often present it as something that someone provides. The job description includes such items as: A Leader provides a compelling vision. They set direction and determine strategy. They motivate … Continue reading

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Being Missional: Stomach Virus or A Way of Life?

              I just finished the most amazing week of ministering to children in our community that we call “Breakaway!” I had to theologically reflect for a moment on the discussion that is taking place … Continue reading

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Grandpa Moment #1: Seize the Moment

              The day started out to be a challenging one with both me and my lovely bride, Valerie, being terribly sick. Every joint in my body hurts and I felt like I just participated … Continue reading

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