Leadership, Spiritual Life

#YoungMinister Advice

What is leading your decisions? In Twitter’s hay day it was popular for people to post the hashtag #youngminister and then give advice. I don’t remember posting advice with that hashtag, but I did enjoy reading the wisdom that came from more experienced leaders than me. I think if Moses was to use the hashtag #youngminister he would give advice…

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Spiritual Life

Dealing with Difficult People

How to Reverse the Momentum of Unfair Treatment The Shimei in Your Life Do you have a Shimei in your life? You may not know who this is but chances are you do. Shimei is a minor character in the story of King David who represents the difficult people and circumstances that can get under our skin. Why does there…

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Book Review, Sharing Faith, Spiritual Life

Make Friends Not Points

3 Benefits of Connecting before Correcting In my last post I shared how a battle for an armrest turned into an opportunity to share my faith. While this was happening I was actually reading the book The Daniel Dilemma by my pastor Chris Hodges. After getting off the plane I would later come to the chapter “Connecting before Correcting”. In it Pastor…

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perseverance, Spiritual Life

Reignite Your Dream

A Biblical Approach to Unfulfilled Dreams Have you ever tasted the bitterness of an unfulfilled dream? What should we do when we start with a dream but find ourselves left with disappointment? There is a biblical approach to unfulfilled dreams that will reignite things that we thought were long extinguished. God gave Joseph big dreams. They fit him like a…

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Spiritual Life

What Fasting Is Not

Thoughts on What Fasting Is and Isn’t  We are in the prime fasting season for many church goers. Fasting is biblical and can produce tremendous results in our spiritual lives. It also requires an element of sacrifice that can cause even the most ardent believer to look forward to the end of a beneficial fast. Be honest, I know I…

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