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November 22 – Remembering Those Who Shepherd God’s Flock

1 Peter 5; Jeremiah 39-40; Psalm 138 “Shepherd the flock of God which is among you, serving as overseers, not by compulsion but willingly, not for dishonest gain but eagerly; nor as being lords over those entrusted to you, but … Continue reading

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December 8 – Following the Way of Truth

Daniel 8-10 3 John “Nothing gives me greater joy than to hear that my children are following the way of truth.” (3 John 4 NCV) The leader of a church that was close to the heart of John, he considered … Continue reading

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October 17 – Appreciate Those Who Lead

Isaiah 50-52 1 Thessalonians 5 “Now, brothers and sisters, we ask you to appreciate those who work hard among you, who lead you in the Lord and teach you. Respect them with a very special love because of the work … Continue reading

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June 24 – Dealing With Second-Hand Faith

Job 1-2 Acts 7:22-43 “‘But our ancestors did not want to obey Moses. They rejected him and wanted to go back to Egypt. They said to Aaron, “Make us gods who will lead us. Moses led us out of Egypt, … Continue reading

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November 1 – Excellent Standing and Great Assurance

1 Timothy 3; Isaiah 36-37; Psalm 119:97-120 We are a sports mad society. Whether it be football, basketball, hockey, or – oh yeah – baseball, our eyes are glued to the TV sets to watch the latest effort of our … Continue reading

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September 18 – The Master

Amos 8:4-7; Psalm 113; 1 Timothy 2:1-7; Luke 16:1-13 You’ve probably seen a meme like this somewhere on social media. “My mind says that I want a firm body, but my eyes see those donuts.” We all would like to … Continue reading

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November 1 – Benefits Package

1 Timothy 3; Isaiah 36-37; Psalm 119:97-120 “What do I get out of it?” We ask questions like that a lot when people want us to do something. We want to know if it’s worth our time and effort. Let’s … Continue reading

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January 26 – Leaders

Luke 19:28-48; Genesis 34; Psalm 26 I’m always annoyed by those purveyors of the gospel who forget that the job of a pastor, or any leader, is to help people develop their relationship with God. When they share the gospel, … Continue reading

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December 7 – Gifts

Ephesians 4:1-16; Ezekiel 10-11; Isaiah 42 During the Christmas season we think a lot about gifts. Some of us make lists of things that we want. Sometimes we have a good reason for wanting them; other times, we just want … Continue reading

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Pastor Training Video

While talking with my pastor today, I realized that this video should be required in every seminary. Until you can master the following, you may have trouble doing the job of a pastor…

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