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Christian Leadership, Part 3

The last two posts we’ve been considering the Bible’s teaching about leadership. These considerations are different from worldly, secular exercises of leadership. It begins with the motivations of service, the knowledge of how to follow, and and the Christian attitude of … Continue reading

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Fathers, Regrets, and Preventions, Part 2

Last week we began a short series on fatherhood and regret. We started with David’s regret about his failures with Absalom, but there are plenty of regretful fathers in the Bible. The high priest Eli would be just one such … Continue reading

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About Prophetesses

In a post a short while ago I spoke about women’s roles in the church. It generated some good questions, one of them was about the prophetesses of 1 Corinthians 11. The answer to this question deserves something more than a … Continue reading

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Who Are We, and What Are We About? (part 2)

In my last posting I reflected on an important question for the church (not just individual Christians) to think about: “Who are we and what are we about?” We looked at Scripture to get a glimpse of who the Bible says … Continue reading

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Standing for 1st Century Christianity in the 21st Century — #2

Our last posting gave thought to a stronger than usual pressure in our modern world to change God’s church, His moral standards, and His ways. However, we had also noted that rather than these being extraordinary and unprecedented times, there … Continue reading

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If We Go, They Will Come

In the last couple of months I’ve talked about some of the ways and means of spiritual growth. Certainly more can be said about this and probably will be over the course of this year (Lord willing). But another important … Continue reading

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Obadiah and Jonah

Because both Obadiah and Jonah are pretty short books, I’m combining them into one reading for today. Brief as these books are, however, they both have plenty of important teachings for us. And so to prevent this posting from turning … Continue reading

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