DON’T WALK, RUN!

We all know the benefits of daily exercise. Some run, some walk and some do a choreographed work out of some kind. The Apostle Paul was a runner. He saw life as a race and wrote the book on running the that race. In Hebrews 12 he tells to run...

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A Leadership Guardrail

Guard Rails What can a pastor do to keep himself under the influence of God’s downward force of humility? How can a pastor avoid the temptation of Satan, and the lusts of his sinful nature to be lifted up with pride? What protections can a leader have in his life to help him...

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Words that Make a Difference

​​ Pro 25:11  A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.    There are 2 mandates Paul gives that give a good mission for the wife and the husband – the wife is to respect her husband and the husband to love his wife (Eph 5:22,25)....

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Three Marriage Transforming Principles

Looking into Romans 11:36 we see three principles for marriage that if properly understood will transform your marriage forever. Speaking of our Lord Jesus Paul concludes  “For of him, and through him, and to him, are all things: to whom be glory for ever. Amen.” 1. From Him The concept of Marriage comes from the...

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How to Know God’s Will

Wisdom is the art of living. Wisdom can be defined as knowing where to go and how to get there. Decision making reveals either wisdom or foolishness. The complexities of practical life cannot be sufficiently sorted out with mathematics, reason, and ingenuity. We need a wisdom that transcends the finite...

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Sheep in Shepherd Clothing

Egypt Hates Shepherds There is no group of people Satan hates more than pastors. This is revealed to us in Genesis 46:31-34 when Israel and his children went to Egypt at the time of the great famine. Though they were shepherds, Joseph told his family to say they were cattle traders because...

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Pastorization – Useful or not?

For your information, I will be using the terms pastor and elder interchangeably in this blog. Some people prefer not to call a man pastor and some churches prefer not to ordain pastors but there are good reasons to ordain pastors. Ordaining pastors is a good thing. Here is why. 1. Ordination is...

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Bottoms Up Leadership

The Top Up Mindset A great leadership mindset comes from the last supper In Mark 10:42-45, Jesus is teaching concerning his kingdom and what the leader’s mindset should be In this setting two of the main disciples, James and John, have requested to be seated at the top in Jesus’ kingdom; on his right...

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Spiritual Heart Disease

Spiritual Disease Isa 1:5 Why should ye be stricken any more? ye will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint. Health, be it physical, social or spiritual depends on flow. Good flow of blood, air, & nutrients results in good physical health. Good...

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Why Dad’s Gentleness Makes His Kids Great

Fathers around the world have established the leadership of their home based on their strength and power. This approach is one that results in superficial relationships and children who do not know God’s love or character. God has shown us another way. The way of meekness. Stick Up for Your Rights? In...

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