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Pastorship and the Three Homes that Must be Maintained

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As a pastor I’ve learned many valuable lessons in regard to time management, prioritizing, and attentiveness. Young Pastors often tend to focus so heavily on the upkeep of the church that they slack on two other important concerns. There are three homes that the Pastor must get in order and …

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Beware of Using Your Personality to Disobey God

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If you’ve ever seen an acronym, like, ENFP for example, you’re familiar with the famous Myers & Briggs personality types that were developed by Katherine Briggs and her daughter Isabel Briggs-Myers. The discovery and formulation of the sixteen types of personalities have revolutionized how we see ourselves, as well as …

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Pastor Who Suddenly Passes Away Leaves a Powerful Last Sermon

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I’m in tears from sorrow and praise at the same time as I’m writing this article. Pastor Stephen Darby of Destined Ministries in Louisville, Kentucky, suddenly passed away and was laid to rest December 2017. I just finished watching his last sermon entitled, “You Are Still The Healer” (shown below). …

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The Difference Between Worldly and Godly Wisdom

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An interesting lesson came about from a recent study my wife and I were having recently. I was teaching out of 1 Corinthians 1, 2 and 3. The passages speak of Paul making a clear distinction between what the world considers wise opposed to what God deems to be wise. …

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Why Knowledge Isn’t Always Beneficial to Us

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I was reading Genesis 3:22 and remembered wondering in the past why the Most High would look down on such a thing as having knowledge. Check it out: And the Lord God said, “The man has now become like one of us, knowing good and evil. He must not be allowed to reach …

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Pastoral Role: Oversee, Not Lord over the Body of Christ

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The body of Christ is not a two-headed monster. Just as the human body has many limbs that are subject to one mind, the church is also designed in the same way. Jesus Christ is the head of the body of Christ because, indeed, it is His body and He …

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How Free Will Powerfully Demonstrates God’s Love for Us

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Free will is one of those topics that has led to much conversation and debate among the Body of Christ as well as non-believers. The idea that an all-loving God would place His creation in the midst of tribulation, danger, and most of all, temptation, is a concept that confounds …

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The Central Role of Faith and Money in Today’s Secular Age

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In this secular driven society we live in, faith is seen as unnecessary. It is also seen as useless and irrelevant in a practical sense, since we have the power to get what we want. What many people overlook is the multiple levels of faith at play in our lives. …

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The Importance of Making God a Priority In Your Life

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Keeping God first in everything is essential. I’ve found one way I can put God first daily is to have quiet time. If I am unwilling to meet the Lord each morning when I wake up, that means I’m putting somebody or something else before Him. For example, how many …

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