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A Note to Young Leaders… We Don’t Know It All

Being a “young leader,” I am definitely so excited about the incredible things our generation is doing in the world today. Whether on the platform of ministry, leading social enterprises to create good, or living out our faith in new ways in the public square, we are doing some pretty remarkable things. We’ve really got […]

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Fall In Love With the "What", Not the "How"

Been talking this week how the Bible gives us the “What” we must do, but not the “How.” You can catch up Here…and  Here. We can never fall in love with “How” we do things! The moment we fall in love with the “How” we become a Pharisee. I know that sounds a little harsh, […]

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4 Ways to Ruin Your Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a great holiday. I find that this holiday provides a great time to refresh and recharge for the final push of the year.  I must admit that I have not always maximized this time.  Below I have tips to help you not MESS UP Thanksgiving. 1. Work more than you rest. It is […]

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Courage For the Small Church Pastor

Here’s the truth – at least as I’m living it right now.  We had 58 people in church last Sunday and we were thrilled!  We had a great worship experience.  God’s Spirit was present in a mighty way.  We announced plans  to give Thanksgiving meals to the hungry.  We reminded everyone about the potluck dinner […]

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Live a Life of Thanksgiving

This morning I tweeted: Good morning! Instead of 1 day of Thanksgiving, how about living a life of thanksgiving? That’s because I believe as Marcus Tullius Cicero has been quoted as saying: A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues. An unthankful person complains. A thankful […]

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Leadership Network: The Characteristics of Modern, Large Churches

The Leadership Network has just released its findings from a survey of some of America’s largest churches. They’ve spelled out some of the common strengths and characteristics of them. Some are surprising, some are not… These churches are wired. Multisite interest has grown dramatically. Growth is steady. The leader at the helm makes all the […]

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Mall Walking by Carol B.

For five years now I have been walking for exercise twice or more times a week in our local malls. I have been so wonderfully blessed in these walks these past five years to be given a greater goal than that of physical health. Although about 20 women at different times have alsked with me […]

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Quick Study: Be Thankful in Tough Times

“Always be full of joy in the Lord. I say it again—rejoice!” (Philippians 4:4 NLT) When the Apostle Paul says, “Always be full of joy in the Lord,” he doesn’t say to only be joyful in good times. Even when times are tough, the Bible teaches we can be joyful if we follow this simple […]

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CNN Reports: Pastor with 666 tattoo claims to be divine

(editor:  I know this is an old story, from 2007 – BUT I just saw it and it made me laugh.) February 16, 2007|By John Zarrella and Patrick Oppmann CNN Jose Luis de Jesus Miranda says he is God, and his followers believe him. The minister has the number 666 tattooed on his arm. But […]

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A Twelve Month Plan To Energize Your Pastor & Church Staff

In a couple weeks I am leading a “Breakout Session” in a conference for key leaders in churches  from across the Baptist General Association of Virginia.  The breakout session is titled:  “How To Energize Your Pastor and Staff.” I prepared a full session, with a slide show, video, bells & whistles – you know what […]

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