Category: Leadership

Spiritual Vandalism

  “My mother died when I was 11.  She had cancer.  I don’t know…I probably had seven or eight foster homes but they never included me in their Mother’s Day celebrations.”  My heart broke as this man whom I have

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Violent Christianity

In a religion of peace, there is one place that God has called Christians to be violent.  Before you stop reading thinking I am some kind of wacko-weird guy, let me splain.  In the book of Matthew, Jesus says, “From

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MLK’s Successful Movement and Today’s Failed Attempts

I think before I go too far, it is important to note that I am not an expert on Martin Luther King.  I am speaking today simply from the knowledge I have acquired about his movement of non-violence.  Though he

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The WAY we do things matter…

The church was on fire!  Great miracles were taking place and the Holy Spirit was moving in the lives of people in extraordinary ways.  The power of God was so strong on the church even the biggest opponent to the

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My Struggle with the Papal Visit

I have really struggled with the recent Papal visit to the United States.  Don’t get me wrong.  I have nothing against Pope Francis.  Many of the things he has said, I agree with and of course, many I have not. 

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40 Bible Stories #34: Until the Day We are Taken Up!

Act 1:1-3 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had

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40 Bible Stories Devotion, #31: Jesus Washes The Disciples’ Feet

John 13:1-17 It was just before the Passover Feast. Jesus knew that the time had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he now showed them

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40 Bible Stories Devotional, Day 21: The Centurion’s Servant

The Centurion’s Servant Matthew 8:5-13 When Jesus had entered Capernaum, a centurion came to him, asking for help. “Lord,” he said, “my servant lies at home paralyzed and in terrible suffering.”  Jesus said to him, “I will go and heal

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40 Bible Stories Devotional, Day 19: Jonah and the Big Fish

The Story of Jonah and the Big Fish And the Lord commanded the fish, and it vomited Jonah onto dry land.    Then the word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time: “Go to the great city of

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40 Bible Stories Devotion, Day 12: The Story of Rehoboam

The Story of Rehoboam 1Kings 12:1-16 Israel Rebels Against Rehoboam Rehoboam went to Shechem, for all the Israelites had gone there to make him king. When Jeroboam son of Nebat heard this (he was still in Egypt, where he had

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