Triangles of leadership

Top Up and Bottom Up Leadership

The Top Up Mindset A great leadership mindset comes from the last supper In Mark 10:42-45, Jesus is teaching concerning his kingdom and what the leader’s mindset should be In this setting two of the main disciples, James and John, have requested to be seated at the top in Jesus’ kingdom; on his right...

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Pastors, Not Masters

Pastors, Not Masters A leader’s mindset will determine how he sees himself and treats others. A great leader’s mindset is found in John 13 where Jesus washed the feet of his disciples. The story is well known and has many applications, but for this blog I will concentrate on the mindset of the disciples...

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Sheep in Shepherds’ Clothing

Egypt Hates Shepherds There is no group of people Satan hates more than pastors. This is revealed to us in Genesis 46:31-34 when Israel and his children went to Egypt at the time of the great famine. Though they were shepherds, Joseph told his family to say they were cattle traders because...

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Hitting the Bulls-eye

Into All the World Over the past 6 months I have had the privilege of traveling to many Greater Grace churches in many places around the world. The gracious invitations of the churches provided open doors of opportunity for me to preach in 7 Hungarian churches, evangelize and preach in...

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Why Dad’s Gentleness Makes His Kids Great

Fathers around the world have established the leadership of their home based on their strength and power. This approach is one that results in superficial relationships and children who do not know God’s love or character. God has shown us another way. The way of meekness. Stick Up for Your Rights? In...

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How to Have Real Joy

Religion Blocks the Road to Joy The road to joy has many obstacles. One of them is a religious mindset. When our attitude toward sinners is like that of the religious Pharisees and Scribes the road to joy is blocked. Then drew near unto Him all the publicans and sinners...

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The 7 Pillars of Raising Secure Children

“Wisdom hath builded her house, she has hewn out her seven pillars” Proverbs 9:1 A family needs an operating system –  a system of concepts and principles upon which all the activities and strategies of the family run. Here are 7 key ideas that will form a sure foundation for your...

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Being Married

Being Married not Having a Marriage

If you attend marriage getaways, you’ll hear verses like the following applied in diverse ways: Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them” (Colossians 3:18-19). Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love...

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