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LEADERS AND FOLLOWERS S. I. McMillen, in his book "None of These Diseases," tells a story of a young woman who wanted to go to college, but her hea...
Eugene Peterson in A Long Obedience in the Same Direction writes, “It is not difficult in our world to get a person interested in the message of the G...
Scripture: Romans 7:14-7:19
Dwight L. Moody also says it well, “Happiness is caused by things that happen around me, and circumstances will mar it; but joy flows right on through...
Martin Luther said "There is no justification without sanctification, no forgiveness without renewal of life, no real faith from which the fruits of n...
Tags: Forgiveness In Jesus
Dietrich Bonhoeffer is quoted as saying, “One act of obedience is better than one hundred sermons.” ...
Contributor: Christopher Surber
Tags: Easter Palm Sunday
WORSHIP WARRIOR I like the way songwriter and worship leader, Brian Doerksen, puts it. He says, "Becoming a worshipper means becoming a warrior......
Scripture: Romans 12:1-12:2
Tags: Worship Definition
HARDSHIPS FURTHER HIS KINGDOM Bill Hybels' The Power of a Whisper (p.110-111): "Don't ever buy into the idea that everything God prompts His fo...
The Hobbit: Denying Yourself In the movie “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” there is a scene where the Bilbo Baggins, the Hobbit who is accompany...
Category: Movies / Videos
Scripture: Luke 9:23-9:25
An old American Indian tale recounts the story of a chief who was telling a gathering of young braves about the struggle within. "It is like two dogs...
Scripture: Mark 9:38-9:50, Psalms 139:13-139:16, Isaiah 6:1-6:8, Proverbs 4:1-4:27, Isaiah 6:1-6:5, [more]
Peter Drucker offers insightful guidance to the church when he calls leadership a peak performance by one who is "the trumpet that sounds a clear soun...