It turns out the serpent was right, which makes him the worst kind of liar. You remember the scene played out in the garden that provided seed for all creation: the serpent said, “You will not die; God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing…
Lead by Fear, or Lead by Love
To lead by love means elevateing, empowering, and allowing freedom for other people to grow, even if it means they outgrow our own leadership.
How to Love One Another
God gives his love to us and wants to perfect it in people like you and me. THis is what it means to love one another.
The Mark of the Christian – Does Your Church Plant Have It?
One Pastor’s Daily Prayer
Let me recommend a pastor's daily prayer: “Grant me joy and peace as I humbly trust You with the outcome of my life and ministry.” I’ve been praying that over myself for what must be something like 6 years now. Maybe more. That’s well over 2,000 times at least. Like any prayer, there is a…
Wise Leadership Understands the Truth About Spiritual Fruit
We began to see the issue was fruit, not knowledge: God was concerned with the fruit of the knowledge of good and evil.