Tag Archives: Leadership Development

WE ARE REALLY WEALTHY!: I Corinthians 1:5-6

          “…that in everything you were enriched in Him, in all speech and all knowledge, even as the testimony concerning Christ was confirmed in you.” I Corinthians 1:5-6, NASB   The Apostle Paul like many of … Continue reading

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Lent: Liberation for the Soul!

I am the current transitional pastor of Recreate Church which is located in San Jose, CA, and I wrote this for a blog article concerning some of the reasons why I am convinced that the Season of Lent is important for … 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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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: “Real Maturity Serves Others!” June 28, 2015

      Biblical Maturity is never defined in the Bible as an Arrogant “Know it All” Mindset. Matter of fact, the Apostle Paul functionally defines it not as the amount of knowledge one has attained but rather how one … 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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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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