The Three Attitudes of Church Unity

By |2021-02-18T13:46:47+00:00February 18th, 2021|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , , |

Recently, I taught a Zoom conference with 15 jail chaplains in St. Petersburg - St. Petersburg, Russia. The real St. Petersburg, not the warm one down south. A benefit of the COVID crisis of 2020 is that missions are different in 2021. In 2019, I would have traveled to St. Petersburg, Russia, to teach a conference. [...]

The Mantle of Leadership

By |2021-01-26T15:23:27+00:00January 26th, 2021|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , , |

Recently, I passed the mantle of my leadership at the church where I was the Senior Pastor to another pastor. As I told the church during the ceremony, "Please forgive me for being nervous, as I have never done this before." I had been the Senior Pastor for 49 years - my only job as an [...]

Leading by Stricter Judgment in James 3:1

By |2020-12-04T15:04:48+00:00December 4th, 2020|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , , , |

That's right, only one verse to consider in this Interruptions. Let not many of us become teachers, brothers and sisters, knowing that as such we shall incur a stricter judgment.  James 3:1 Those who teach God's word, and become known as leaders in the church, face greater scutiny in their thoughts, words, and actions. Yesterday, I [...]

Five Indicators Of Spirit-Led Leadership

By |2020-11-18T16:06:59+00:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: Interruptions|Tags: , , |

Everyone is a leader. All leaders can become better leaders. The New Testament’s #1 rule of a great leader is learning to be led. A leader can't lead unless they have learned to be led. For all who are being led by the Spirit of God, these are sons and daughters of God.  Romans 8:14 Following Jesus is being led. [...]

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