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Knowing and Doing

At the end of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount (recorded in the Gospel of Matthew chapters 5-7), we find the well-known illustration of two men who built their houses on very different foundations.  I say well-known, which is probably only … Continue reading

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The Best Leaders…

Churches, no matter how much we seem to try to make them, simply are not organizationally parallel to corporations of any kind.  They have a different mission, a different style of leadership, and a different set of criteria that determine … Continue reading

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Hearing God

There is an incredible story recounted in 1 Kings 17-19 about a prophet named Elijah.  I won’t retell the story here; if you have access to Scripture, you can look it up and read it for yourself.  (Or, just click … Continue reading

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Motivating to Ministry

I’m hesitant to share this story, because I don’t want it to come across the wrong way.  Scripture teaches us not to brag and boast, so don’t think that is what I’m doing here.  Scripture also teaches us to let … Continue reading

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