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Ministry in the Marketplace

Many of the spiritual leaders in the New Testament worked in the marketplace or had their own business. Paul and Priscilla and Aquilla were tentmakers, Lydia manufactured purple dye, and other church leaders were in the fishing industry. Recently, I sat down with Deryl Hurst, Senior Pastor of DOVE Westgate Church, who has lived in [...]

By |2021-07-30T10:27:18-04:00July 30th, 2021|Christian Living, Leadership|0 Comments

Staying Sharp!

Living life each day can make us dull. We need to be resharpened again and again to stay effective. Ecclesiastes 10:10 says, “Using a dull ax requires great strength, so sharpen the blade. That’s the value of wisdom; it helps you succeed.” There are many ways to be resharpened and receive wisdom. But I have [...]

By |2021-07-07T16:02:28-04:00July 7th, 2021|Christian Living, Leadership|0 Comments

Being thankful is supernatural

Grumblers have a hard time hearing God speak. The Bible says, “Do everything without complaining” (Phil. 2:14). It’s our natural tendency to complain; we all do it at one time or another. But it is unnatural or even supernatural to give thanks in the midst of life’s trials. Being thankful gets our eyes off of [...]

By |2021-06-29T16:00:11-04:00June 28th, 2021|Christian Living, Leadership|0 Comments

An Unfulfilled Dream

Almost every week I meet someone who is experiencing the pain of an unfulfilled dream. I’ve discovered that unfulfilled dreams become a part of the Lord’s strategy to get us to where we can know Him more intimately and become the most fruitful. Jesus said: “…unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and [...]

By |2021-06-21T15:38:33-04:00June 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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