January 30: “To Go Up, You Must Go Down”

The world tells us that leadership is for the benefit of the leader. Jesus tells us that leadership is for the benefit of those being led. It’s called “Servant Leadership” and we must embrace it.

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December 16: “Behind the Curtain of Ministry”

Whether you know it or not, your church has a “Judas.” Virtually every church has at least one. And while you don’t know his/her name, it’s almost certain that your pastor does. So, pray for your pastor and your church.

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September 7: “Christians and Those in Authority”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Samuel 11 Corinthians 12Ezekiel 10Psalm 49 Today’s Bible Verse(s): 2 Samuel 1:14 (CSB): “David questioned him, ‘How is it that you were not afraid to lift your hand to destroy the Lord’s anointed?’” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): The verse I have chosen for today […]

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July 10: “Scripture, and Learning Secular Skills”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Joshua 12-13Psalms 145Jeremiah 6Matthew 20 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Matthew 20:25–28 (CSB): “Jesus called them over and said, ‘You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and those in high positions act as tyrants over them. It must not be like that among […]

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June 27: “Intercede for the Oppressed”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Deuteronomy 32Psalms 119:121-144Isaiah 59Matthew 7 Today’s Bible Verse(s): Isaiah 59:15–16 (CSB): “ … The Lord saw that there was no justice, and he was offended. He saw that there was no man—he was amazed that there was no one interceding; so his own arm brought salvation, […]

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May 16: “A Husband’s and Wife’s Role in a Christian Marriage”

9 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Numbers 25 Psalms 68 Isaiah 15 1 Peter 3 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “Husbands, in the same way, live with your wives in an understanding way, as with a weaker partner, showing them honor as coheirs of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not […]

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May 6: “A Perspective on Leadership”

7 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Numbers 14 Psalms 50 Isaiah 3-4 Hebrews 11 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “The Lord said to Moses, ‘How long will these people despise me? How long will they not trust in me despite all the signs I have performed among them? I will strike them with a […]

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April 23: “Some Qualities of Pastors Who Are Held in High Regard”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Leviticus 27 Psalms 34 Ecclesiastes 10 Titus 2 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “Proclaim these things; encourage and rebuke with all authority. Let no one disregard you.” Titus 2:15 (CSB) Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): I spent a couple of hours on Monday with a retired pastor, Jay […]

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March 20: “A Pastor’s Heart”

6 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: Exodus 31 John 10 Proverbs 7 Galatians 6 Today’s Bible Verse(s): “Truly I tell you, anyone who doesn’t enter the sheep pen by the gate but climbs in some other way is a thief and a robber. The one who enters by the gate is the […]

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