April 22: “People Are Contagious”

Who we spend time with is who we will often become. So, be careful who you spend time with.

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3 Reasons Why I, As a Pastor, Use Social Media

Even though I initially resisted the temptation to join social media, I finally joined Facebook in 2008 and Twitter in 2011. I also started blogging (Google Blogger) in 2011. My initial resistance to social media was due to the fact that it seemed to be feeding people’s vanity. Do others really care about the picture […]

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A desire to influence

I once read a quote by John Maxwell that went something like this: “With only one exception every person in the world is made up of others.” Well, most of us are not content to live our lives for ourselves. We believe in our ideas. We are also motivated by a desire to live a life […]

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God gives us the leaders we deserve

Oftentimes, folks may not like the governmental leaders who are over them. Yet, that only brings out a biblical truth – God is the one who installs the leaders. Sure, our nation is one where we get to vote on who our leaders will be. But ultimately, God is working out His plan and determines […]

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The Christian and Civil Disobedience

As followers of Jesus, our desire is to obey God’s law while also obeying the laws of the land in which we live. Yet, there may be times when God’s law conflicts with society’s laws. In those cases, a follower of Jesus is forced to make a decision: 1) Disregard God’s law and obey the law […]

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A call to influence – a call to write

As Christians, we are called to be salt and light and many other things that speak to our call to influence. Jesus, in the Great Commission, told us to “Go…” A true follower of Jesus cannot be content to seek Him only for private reasons.… We seek Him so that we are empowered to reach […]

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