Tag Archives: Service

Time for Faith and Faith for Time

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What is your most valuable resource?  We usually think of value, resources and wealth in material or financial terms.  In my last post I proposed that Christians need not live with a scarcity mentality, for God’s resources are abundant and unlimited.  … Continue reading

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Is “Church Service” a Noun or a Verb Phrase?

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Christians, myself included, regularly use words and phrases like church, service, follower of Jesus Christ, shepherd, humility, community and surrender.  Yet, the words, phrases and values that actually animate our (my) behavior are very different.  I observe, and am challenged by, a disconnect between … Continue reading

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Every Christian has Charisma

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Charisma, Greek for gift or favor, has a slightly different meaning in English.  A person with charisma displays magnetic charm and/or a persuasive personality. We recognize human charisma when we see it.  If you are a Christian, you have super-human charisma.  Do others see it? … Continue reading

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Three Steps to Spiritual Equilibrium

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December’s holiday feasting has left me a little…out of balance. I need a return to equilibrium. Just like our bodies thrive in a state of balance between calories in and calories out, our souls require spiritual input to energize output. Spiritual feasting at conferences, … Continue reading

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Do we really believe?

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Do you really believe that “…many who are first will be last, and the last first?”  When you are in a position of leadership, do you really believe that the way to become great is to lower yourself to the … Continue reading

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