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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...
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
Martin Luther said "There is no justification without sanctification, no forgiveness without renewal of life, no real faith from which the fruits of n...
Scripture: Romans 6:1-6:2
Tags: Forgiveness In Jesus
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...