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Who Are You, REALLY?

How would you answer the question – Who Are You, REALLY? Some of us would immediately think of their occupation, what they do for a living. Some would think of their family position, father, mother, husband, wife. Some would find their answer in their ethnicity, nationality or family of origin. Some would find their identity…

We Are The Church

Justin Beiber was asked some questions about his faith and being a part of a church. “A lot of people who are religious, I think they get lost. They go to church just to go to church. I’m not trying to disrespect them…but for me, I focus more on praying and talking to Him. I don’t have…

Be Rich In Good Deeds

The 1st Century Church not known for their temples, their theology or even the miracles. The thing that caused their world to sit up and take notice was the crazy generosity and compassion that the followers of Jesus displayed toward one another and those around them. That counter-cultural characteristic of the early Christian Church propelled them…

How to Lose Your Best People

Patrick Lencioni shared a presentation at Willow Creek Association’s Global Leadership Summit from his book, The Three Signs of a Miserable Job: A Business Parable. Lencioni’s focus was on employees but the principles he sets out also apply to volunteers. This makes the implications of these observations critical for church leaders and pastors.  Patrick nailed…