“So above all, guard the affections of your heart, for they affect all that you are. Pay attention to the welfare of your innermost being, for from there flows the wellspring of life. Avoid dishonest speech and pretentious words. Be free from using perverse words no matter what!”Proverbs 4:23-24 TPT People stumble and fall, and … Continue reading When Leaders Fail | A Response to the Expletive Laden Rant by a Christian Music Leader
In all our efforts to be more palatable to the world and the lost, to “undo” the stereotype the world has of christians being “judgmental, holy-rollers” we have lost something important, we’ve lost what it means to BE a christian.
(Originally posted 10/12/2009 on Jessica Taylor Cappel's blog: The FAITH DRIVEN Life) Wow, this verse is pretty clear! Those who think they are exempt from correction and discipline are illegitimate offspring of God... That's not my opinion that is what the Bible says, puts a fire under you to make sure you are listening to … Continue reading I Want to be a True Child of God
"In life, the path we leave behind us is as critically important as the path we follow. If we leave nothing but inflicted hurt and destruction to others' lives behind us, have we really succeeded in following God's purpose for our life?"
THE LOVE OF GOD The love of God has been shed abroad in my heart by the Holy Ghost. I shall endeavor to let that love nature dominate me. I have God’s love nature in my heart – in my spirit. Therefore, I will not let my natural human reasoning dominate me. I refuse to … Continue reading Love Confession Sheet
"In our effort to be disconnected with the evils of the world, we have become disconnected with the temptations and stumbling blocks our children face."
It has taken me some time to get to a place where I fully realize that people and their opinions are simply that, people. They are imperfect human beings who can be rude, hurtful, and unkind just as much as they can be compassionate, loving, and kind.
fundamentalists, we do not consider the possibility of reformulating our own practices of justification so as to give more weight to the authority of the Christian scriptures.
Even the best of leaders can't do it all on their own. Yes, many of us expect them to, and why not? That's all they have to do anyway, right? Its often easy to put the blame up the chain of command. In thinking on this common "leadership problem" that I've seen in churches I've … Continue reading LEADERSHIP PROBLEMS: He’s not doing his job.