Category Archives: Leadership

Mark 3:25 ramblings

Mark 3:25 –Jesus’s words are haunting. If a house if is divided against itself it cannot stand. Boy, how true. One of the interesting things here is the word house is used throughout Mark as a marker for who is … Continue reading

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Moses and Aaron two different ministry styles

In Exodus 32 this week I notice a couple of interesting contrasts between Moses and Aaron: Moses is on the mountain with God seeking God’s face, Aaron is content with the face of an idol Moses is obedient to a … Continue reading

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Youth Ministry transition: new place goals…

I have been in youth ministry for 9 years. I have loved working with students and parents and pointing them to Jesus. Nine years is a long time to learn, observe, try new stuff, fail, recast vision. So, it has … Continue reading

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My notes from Titus 1:1-16

Titus 1:1-16 Open: Remember last week we began a new topic, the book of Titus We framed the letter as one of Paul’s lasts to one of his special converts, with a special mission You can almost hear the urgency … Continue reading

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Genesis 1-2: some thoughts to guide our thinking

Our congregation has begun an undertaking to read  the book of Genesis together as families. My daughters are pumped about this time each night. They grasp more of the story than I realize. I written a little in my last … Continue reading

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Sermon outline for Sunday, August 15, 2010

I have had the opportunity to work into the preaching rotation at CTCOC, and I enjoy the opportunity, and challenge of sharing from the Word of God with the church any time! We have, as a congregation, been considering the … Continue reading

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Sermon Outline—Leadership Lessons from Nehemiah “Fighting For Your Family”

Sunday, July 18, 2010 – Nehemiah 4:13-15 Families are important* Relationships are key Parents/grandparents your job is  not done Students: you need your parents Nehemiah 4:13-15 makes what’s at stake urgent and personal Exposed places – where are they in … Continue reading

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transparent leadership

5For we do not preach ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Jesus’ sake. 6For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,”[a]made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light … Continue reading

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back from Tulsa

I am a bad blogger. I spent three awesome and encouraging days at the Tulsa International Soul Winning Workshop, and I didn’t blog at all. Anyway, I attended some inspiring classes by Rick Atchley, Wade Hodges, Buddy Bell, Rubel Shelly, … Continue reading

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“you want me to do what?”

I was reading in 2 Kings 5 today and this prhase, “you want me do what?” kept resurfacing in my mind. Naaman may not have said just that way, but don’t you know he was thinking it? A man with … Continue reading

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