Heroic Failure – A Solo Lesson in Disaster

This is an article I gleaned recently from drudgereport.com. There are a few points in this short spot that are pretty profound. He took the journey alone. He had emergency equipment, but didn’t use it. He made calls for help, but only when it was too late. He said what many have said before him,… Continue reading Heroic Failure – A Solo Lesson in Disaster

Quoted: Joshua Olmstead on Doing the Right Thing

Someone asked, What do you do if you do the right thing, but keep getting wrong results? The typical answer is, Do something different. However, that is the wrong answer! The correct answer is, Keep doing the right thing in spite of the results. From the January issue of the Pentecostal Herald

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The Evangelist and Family Ethics

Though a minister may have passion, knowledge, etc., a lack of proper ethics will close doors and squelch your ministry. Your ethics will be what people will see and remember for years to come. Following are some tips to help nurture ethics in dealing with family relations: The needs of the family come first, before… Continue reading The Evangelist and Family Ethics

Woman Freezes to Death Just Outside Church

A woman found lying in the snow outside a church in South Lanarkshire froze to death, it has emerged. The woman was alive when she was discovered by the church organist on a path in the grounds of St John’s Church in Carluke on Sunday morning. She was taken to Wishaw General hospital but died… Continue reading Woman Freezes to Death Just Outside Church

Quoted: Ravi Zacharias on Foundations

From an address by Ravi Zacharias: I remember lecturing at Ohio State University, one of the largest universities in this country. I was minutes away from beginning my lecture, and my host was driving me past a new building called the Wexner Center for the Performing Arts. He said, “This is America’s first postmodern building.”… Continue reading Quoted: Ravi Zacharias on Foundations

Church Growth Strategy

Denzil Holman, pastor of River of Life Fellowship in Bakersfield, CA and author of several books ranging from prayer to unity to revival, presents the following practical list for Church Growth. 1. Visualize Without a vision, we have nothing to strive and reach for. Visualize new people in the pews, altar and bapistry. 2. Analyze… Continue reading Church Growth Strategy

Quoted: Randy Keyes on Separation

“It troubles me when I hear people talk about our doctrine and they are referring only to our belief and convictions on the new birth, the revelation of the oneness of God, and our Acts 2:38 experience. They call that our doctrine. Then they call our lifestyle “standards.” I want you to know the doctrine… Continue reading Quoted: Randy Keyes on Separation

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Passing the Usability Test

In an article written by Pastor J. Mark Jordan entitled, “Passing the Usability Test”, a brief collection of criteria is set forth to help leaders select individuals to use in the church. Jordan states, “Generally speaking, those who choose participants for worship services or ministries operate on a set of criteria that is the same… Continue reading Passing the Usability Test