leaders

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President Washington’s Prayer

This President’s Day, we would like to share a lesser-known prayer of the great leader, President George Washington. Nations around the world are desperate to solve pressing issues. Yet, many...
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7 Reminders for Ministry Workers

Do you remember why you first got into the Lord's work? In the early days of our Christian service there was a beautiful humility and sincerity about serving Christ. It...
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Christians You Should Know: George Washington

“When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.” – Proverbs 29:2 A Snapshot of the Life of George Washington: Born:...
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Christians You Should Know: William Wilberforce

"And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not." - Galatians 6:9 A Snapshot of the Life of William...
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The Real Need of America

Election Day. Rumors are swirling, tempers are flaring, feelings of anticipation and dread are filling many minds and hearts. God's people must not recoil from the process. It is both...
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5 Pieces of Advice I Was Given

In nearly twenty years of serving on a church staff I sat in hundreds of staff meetings and training sessions. Some were functional and others were philosophical. One of the...
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7 Ways Leaders Can Make the Most of a Church Meeting

Just because we assemble with God's people does not necessarily mean that God's Word is given or that God's glory is priority. Leading a church meeting is a tremendous responsibility....
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Thank God for Laborers!

Labor Day came about in the midst of the turmoil of the Industrial Revolution. From the beginning it was a holiday for working people. In our day we cannot fathom...
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Pray Your Way Through Social Media!

All of life is better when we pray our way through it. Prayer is the means by which we stay in constant contact with God and it enables us to...
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5 Books To Read On Great Leaders

Leadership has become a buzzword in our culture. Without a doubt there can be an unhealthy, man-centered, humanistic emphasis on leadership. Yet a careful student of history must admit that...
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Stop Blaming The Pastor

We all want someone to blame. When things go wrong in life - and they inevitably do - it is human nature to point the finger at someone else who...
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How To Pray For The President

Yesterday I opened the USA Today to find a full page ad with the names of a wide range of religious leaders calling for a day of prayer for our...
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The Most Important Characteristic of A Staff Member

For nearly two decades I had the joy of serving on the staff of a wonderful church and college. After the first few years I had the responsibility of not...
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Politics, Local Government, and Good Candidates

Two months from today is primary election day in West Virginia. While I do not believe that politics is the answer for our nation, I am convinced that believers should...
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How to Keep Yourself Stirred

How to Keep Yourself Stirred One of the hardest things in serving the Lord is keeping your own heart stirred about the work you have been given to do. We...