Category Archives: Leadership

Looking for a Good Scandal

We love a good scandal here in America.  Perhaps, Fundamental churches are naturally bent towards the “gawking onlooker” syndrome of sideline reporting with excitement for being “involved” with the latest scandal.  Many opinions, little truth.  Quick to react, quick to … Continue reading

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From My Heart: The Centrality of God

Is God your God?  Perhaps, there is no greater practical question believers must ask themselves every day, as we go about our lives.  In our Sunday School class at North Country, we began a series on the book of Judges, … Continue reading

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For or Against?

Provocative questions usually lead to at minimum thought, but usually an emotional “pendulum swinging” reaction.  I was reminded of this by a brother/pastor who brought up such a provocative question in David Kinnaman’s book: “UnChristian”. (ironically, this same topic was … Continue reading

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The Easiest Way to Ruin Your Ministry

As I have sat, read, and watched all that unfolded down in Hammond, IN and as I have seen other pastors, missionaries, Sunday School teachers, Junior Church workers, and parents seem to lose their ministries to those they are ministering … Continue reading

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Keeping Jesus Visible

Life is short.  The author of Ecclesiastes brings this small, but potent truth to mind quite clearly as he writes.  Dr. Les Ollila would often say in chapel:  “You life is a dash-every tombstone has a born date and an … Continue reading

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