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January 29, 2013 by


One of His disciples said, “Lord, teach us to pray…” Luke 11:1 When Jesus chose the 12 who would follow Him, I don’t think He could have chosen a more surprising group.  These men who His future ministry would rest upon were “unschooled and untrained men” (Acts 4:13).  They bickered among themselves, and even struggled […]

What is a Promise?

January 22, 2013 by


“Why didn’t you fight in World War II?” In all the years I had known my grandfather, I had never asked him this question. I had always known that he didn’t fight in the war, yet I never knew why he hadn’t. It took the curiosity of my wife to finally ask the question one […]

Reading to Lead (1/18/13)

January 18, 2013 by


Need a gentle nudge or a sharp poke in the right direction?  Here are some great articles I have come across recently. Cliff Jumping: John Saddington writes that if you are a leader, you are going to have to ask for help. Jerry Seinfeld on How to write a Joke:  This video shows that “funny” takes work. […]

The Transforming Power of the Gospel: 1

January 17, 2013 by


” Concerning this salvation, the prophets, who spoke of the grace that was to come to you, searched intently and with the greatest care,  trying to find out the time and circumstances to which the Spirit of Christ in them was pointing when he predicted the sufferings of the Messiah and the glories that would […]