When life is rough, the temptation is to give up and go away, believing you are unlovable and done. Paul could have done that, but he didn’t. Don’t you do it either.
Tag: Apostle Paul
Leading like Ananias: Prominence vs Significance in Pastoral Ministry
“Prominence does not equal significance in the Kingdom of God.” I am not sure who said that first, but whenever I hear it my…
Where Is Our Leadership Leading?
Do you ever think about where your leadership is leading? Winston Churchill once commented that, “we shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.” Having…
Joy Is a Verb
I’m not going to lie - finding joy during 2020 was difficult for me. I suspect many of you may have found that challenging…
Resilient Prayer in Escalating Crisis: Video
Are you a leader facing escalating crises on multiple fronts? Enjoy this video from Managing Editor Elizabeth Glass Turner, on resilient prayer for leaders…
Strength in Ephesians: The Body, the Armor, the Power
If you’ve been part of a marching band, you know how intricate the planning is for halftime. I spent the last 16 years in…
Edgar Bazan ~ Racism & Bias: We All Suffer
Racism denies the image of God in humankind. It seeks to destroy God’s likeness in every person, both in those who invite and ignore racism, and in those who are the recipients of it, repudiating what God created and the way God created it.
Biblical Posture in Public Life: Witness & Injustice
Peacemaking cannot be separated from truth-telling. It involves calling injustice by name.
Wesleyan Accent ~ Soul Posture for the Socially Distanced
“The thwarting of strategy is an invitation for God to do a deeper work of character.”
Omar Al-Rikabi ~ Being a Waffle House Church in the Storm
The folks at Waffle House have a whole system for keeping restaurants open in a storm. They know how to do natural disasters. We need to be a “Waffle House church,” first offering people the body and blood of Jesus Christ, then offering a full menu of the faith even in the midst the storm.