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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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Vanguard University Scripted a Great Message to Students for MLK!

      I admit it … I am an Alumnus of the Graduate MA program from Vanguard University and I love this school. If we were talking undergraduate programs I would giving a shout out to “LIFE Pacific College!” … 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 Cross Challenges “Me” to Ask the Question: “How Should I Live?” | Real Greatness

http://www.pastoralsoto.com/?p=8090 In light of current events as I observe the responses of forgiveness and love from the families in Emmaus A.M.E Church in South Carolina as they process through such horrific pain of the loss of their loved ones. I … Continue reading

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How Attending an N.T. Wright Lecture on the Topic “Paul for Tomorrow’s World” Became A Damascus Road Experience for ME!

Video #1 N.T. Wright’s Lecture at William Jessup University Video #2 N.T. Wright Q&A   As you begin to read the title of this blog post I can understand how one can whisper to themselves that this title is a … Continue reading

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A Theological Reflection of the Evangelical Covenant Church Perspective concerning the Eucharist as a Sacrament

        January 31, 2015   The purpose of this reflection is to affirm and present the Evangelical Covenant Church’s theological framework for understanding the Eucharist as a Sacrament. The ECC embraces the perspective of the reformers, especially … 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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PAPA Will Not Laugh At You!

          There are some moments being a grandpa that just grip your heart. This past Friday I returned home late in the evening from a wedding rehearsal dinner with my bride Valerie of almost 31 years, … Continue reading

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Honor: Sticking to the Mission You Have Been Through Difficult Times!

This is a blog Post that my brother Mark Soto who is the Director for the Honor Group posted earlier today. I hope it is an encouragement to you! FAVOR, HONESTY AND FAITH – Yesterday was one of those pinch … Continue reading

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“This is What God Expects of Me”

          Scripture: “Those who lead blameless lives and do what is right, speaking the truth from sincere hearts. Those who refuse to gossip or harm their neighbors or speak evil of their friends.” Psalm 15:2-3, NLT … Continue reading

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