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Created on Thursday, 02 January 2014 / Administration
Tags: Brian Dodd, success, leadership, Sports Illustrated, Calvin Johnson, Jerry Rice, price, public, private, diligence, systems, small details, hard work, excellence, opportunities, adversity
Do you want to be a successful leader in 2014?  It is a rhetorical question isn’t it? Of course you do. A better question may be do you have a strategy or system for success? If not, I want to ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 26 November 2013 / Pastoral Care
Tags: Rick Warren, motivation, practical, advice, theology, ministry, vision, plans, paper, excuses, tasks, progress, Poor Richard's Almanac, benefits, completion, books, optimism, action environment, ...
When it comes to ministry leadership, I don’t focus on trying to motivate other people. I worry about motivating me, and if I’m motivated, it will be contagious. This is true in any area of ministry. Your ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 30 October 2013 / Youth
Tags: Youth groups, National Center for Family Integrated Churches, John Blanchard, Rock Church, youth ministries, statistics, youth pastor, desertion, church, entertainment, flaws, safe place, counter ...
A recent study conducted by the National Center for Family-Integrated Churches (NCFIC) concluded that youth groups are to blame for the high dropout rate of young adults in church attendance. Their findings ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 10 October 2013 / Education
Tags: Patch Adams, Artie Davis, movie, impact, physicians, work, hard, graduate, pain, leader
On a lazy Friday afternoon (my day off), I watched the semi-old movie Patch Adams. I loved many things about the movie (have seen it several times before), but on this viewing, the most impactful part ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 03 October 2013 / Education
Tags: John Maxwell, mentor, Dan Reiland, John Wooden, coach, student, hard work, mistakes, legalism, intentional, organic
... of 800 to 1,200. This is not a legalistic thing. Don’t get hung up on the numbers; just go with the idea. And of course, make the ask. 3. Think intentionally organic. Don’t ask for lots of regularly ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 29 August 2013 / Vision
Tags: Brad Lomenick, all in, clock, time card, humility, goals, effort, hard work, excellence, ministry, how to be a good worker
Are you a leader who is “All In?” I want leaders on my team who are “all in.” Coaches want players who are “all in” on their teams. Every organization out there wants employees and team members who are ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 12 June 2013 / Administration
Tags: Tony Morgan, churches, life change, strategy, success, hard work, mission statement, faith card, pastors, leaders
Booz & Company just recently completed a study asking leaders about their business strategy. Based on their research, they found that most executives don’t believe their company’s strategy is understood ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 10 June 2013 / Pastor's Heart
Tags: Joe McKeever, hard truths, Christ, church, Body of Christ, people, Jesus, submission, unity, Ephesians, pastors, deacons, congregation
It’s His church and not mine. It’s His church and not yours either. Settle that or nothing else will matter. Get it wrong and everything else you do will be off-kilter. The moment you think it’s your church ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 07 June 2013 / Prophecy
Tags: Michelle McClain, John Eckhardt, conviction, prophet, presence of God, Isaiah, anointing, sinful speech, deceit, violence, death
Conviction is a major anointing that is needed in the prophetic ministry. The Scripture tells us that the gifts and the calling are without repentance. Many prophets operate in the gifts without having ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 02 May 2013 / Prophecy
Tags: John Eckhardt, prophecy, office, apostles, teachers, miracles, healings
The highest level in the prophetic realm is the office of the prophet. And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 15 April 2013 / Legacy
Tags: Steve Murrell, fantasies, hard work, ethic, summer job, digging ditches, West Texas, dad, value
When it comes to work ethic, I was raised in the old-school by a West Texas dad who felt it was his parental duty to teach the next generation the value of minimum wage, back-breaking, manual labor. The ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 13 February 2013 / Prophecy
Tags: Reinhard Bonnke, Declaration, Prophetic, Great Awakening, Jennifer LeClaire
You’ve surely heard the growing body of prophecies declaring the impending judgment of God on America. Indeed, The Harbinger—a book that many believe holds the secret to America’s not so pleasant future—has ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 05 February 2013 / Evangelism
Tags: Reinhard Bonnke, Americans, Saved
... be saved!” More than 55 million Africans came to Christ under his ministry from 2000 to 2009 alone. During the Saturday night Gospel Fest the evangelist was focused on lost souls in America. Bonnke declared, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 27 December 2012 / Personal Finance
Tags: Eckhardt, slot machine, blessings, money
The subject of blessing and prosperity has become very controversial among those in the church. We want to be blessed and live the abundant life Christ died to give us, yet we don’t want to approach God ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 12 December 2012 / Kingdom Culture
Tags: Reinhard Bonnke, promise land, wilderness
A whole generation of Israel wished—and died wishing. For them, 40 years of wandering turned the Promised Land into Fantasy Land. For those same 40 years, Joshua nurtured a victory just waiting to happen. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 27 November 2012 / Pastor's Heart
Tags: Supernatural, victory, adversity, opportunity, fear, wise, God, hardships, challenges
We are living in times that can cause both great fear and great opportunity. These are seasons where the faithful and wise people of God can flourish. It is not because all is peaceful or that challenges ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 27 November 2012 / College
Tags: Strang, report, mainstream, media, Charisma, International School of Ministry, Berin Gilfillan, Reinhard Bonnke
... hundred training schools in 2000 to more than 15,000 training sites today in 142 nations, I wanted to find out more. Berin told me each year he adds about 1,000 new ISOM schools “and we have found no better ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 24 October 2012 / Women in Leadership
Tags: Maryiln Hickey, Husband, Passes, Orchard Road Christian Center
Marilyn Hickey’s husband, Wallace, passed away on Friday. Known as Pastor Wally, he was born in 1925 and died peaceably confident of better days ahead after 50-plus years of ministry. Wallace was the founding ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 16 October 2012 / Ministry Leadership
Tags: Dr. Richard E. Anderson, Obit, Pastor, Pentecostal Church
Richard E. Anderson, 91, senior pastor at Faith Tabernacle Church in San Jacinto, Calif., for nearly 50 years, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday in Hemet, Calif. He was born to Earl and Dewey ... [ +++ ]
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