Category Archives: Leadership

A Generation That Had to Die Off

I once heard a preacher’s thoughts regarding a troubled church. He said something to the effect, “There is a generation that is going to have to die off there before God can get in there and change things.” The preacher … Continue reading

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The Church Boss

The epistles of 2 John and 3 John paint a small corner of a larger picture of what life was like in the early church. Those two epistles speak of how itinerant teachers would travel around to different places and … Continue reading

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An Interesting Thought About Politics

Let me begin by saying that I am a card-carrying member of the United States of America. I was born and raised here. I have a birth certificate. I have a driver’s license. I pay taxes. My children went to … Continue reading

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A Great Lesson For Your Kids

Toward the end of General Robert E. Lee’s historic life, he attended the christening of a friend’s son. The mother asked the aged leader to offer some words that would help guide the child into true manhood. But Lee’s answer … Continue reading

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Faithful Over A Few Things

Here’s a short follow-up to yesterday’s post “You Just Never Know.” The two walk hand in hand. George Matheson was a blind Scottish pastor in the late 1800s. While he was serving as the pastor of a church in Innellan, … Continue reading

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Look For The Best

Here’s a wise thought from Dr. Curtis Hutson, a well known Baptist preacher who has now gone on to be with the Lord: “Don’t ever send a buzzard out to report on the landscape. He’ll fly over all kinds of beautiful flowers, … Continue reading

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Ted Kennedy & Leadership

When Ted Kennedy died a couple of months ago the media launched a full-scale examination of his personal life and legacy as a politician. The consensus opinion was that Kennedy was a flawed man but an outstanding political leader. My … Continue reading

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