The 20/20 Year
Feb 14 11:25 AM

The 20/20 Year

Feb 14 11:25 AM
Feb 14 11:25 AM

How do we become all that God wants us to be this year? What can we do to live 2020 in obedience to God and thus become a blessing to Him? Scripture instructs us to Bless the Lord and to Bless His holy name.

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A First Century Birth for the Twenty-First Century World
Dec 16 1:35 PM

A First Century Birth for the Twenty-First Century World

Dec 16 1:35 PM
Dec 16 1:35 PM

Rome ruled the world for centuries. Armies marched, kings were defeated, territory was taken, an empire was established, Caesars ruled, and taxes were demanded.  At the beginning of the first century AD a Roman ruler, Caesar Augustus, passed a decree that a census be taken of all who lived in the Roman world. 

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The Self-Imposed Wilderness
Jun 26 7:36 PM

The Self-Imposed Wilderness

Jun 26 7:36 PM
Jun 26 7:36 PM

Leadership is broken because leaders are unbroken

Many of my wilderness experiences have been self-imposed. They grew out of drivenness within me; the fruit of selfish ambition, fear, and the anger that created unmet needs in my heart. And those needs should never have been met. That means that many of my wilderness experiences could have been avoided if only . . .

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Good Start, Strong Finish
Apr 26 3:18 PM

Good Start, Strong Finish

Apr 26 3:18 PM
Apr 26 3:18 PM

Good leaders start well. Great leaders end well. There are many good leaders. There are few great leaders. What makes the difference?

In between a good start and a great finish is one decision the leader must make over and over again—the decision of the altared heart.

I don’t doubt at all that you have made that decision. Your heart is on God’s altar—or at least it was when you put it there.

 

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Fear Up Front
Feb 11 3:18 PM

Fear Up Front

Feb 11 3:18 PM
Feb 11 3:18 PM

All of us are afraid. In fact, fear may be the most common emotion of our lives. For virtually all of us, the first response we have to fear is to hide it, deny it, not let anyone see it. We are afraid of fear, afraid, especially as leaders, that if we let others see our fear they will reject us, lose respect for us, and take advantage of us or even reject us.

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