Tag Archives: spiritual leadership

Roadblocks can be God-stops

Roadblocks in your life are sometimes God-stops, changing your direction for your protection. Surrendering yourself to God’s construction will make your life so much better than giving in to self-destruction. If you show love and kindness to those who hate … Continue reading

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“Selfianity” promotes self-focus

Christianity calls us to self-denial. Selfianity promotes self-focus. Some people want Christianity when it’s convenient and an escape clause when it’s not. When Christ is only a theory, we’ll grow spiritually weary. When He’s living within, we’ll overcome our sin. … Continue reading

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Christianity should never be without awe!

Christianity need never be without awe, miracles, wonders, spiritual gifts, and other direct interactions with the living Jesus. I don’t know how anybody can experience Jesus daily and not be continually thrilled about Him. The Holy Spirit is the world’s … Continue reading

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The most ignored leader

The most ignored (and rebelled against) leader is the Holy Spirit.Christians are trained to be audience members instead of teammates — hearers rather than doers. If we would turn groups of religious onlookers into troops of Spirit-led warriors, we’d see … Continue reading

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Spiritual leadership guides people beyond the human

To grow strong in the Lord, stop looking to a preacher and start looking to the living Jesus and the writings of His early disciples. Jesus never intended for His power and ministry to be monopolized by a professional clergy! … Continue reading

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Spiritual Leadership Doesn’t “Lord It Over”

Jesus came to establish spiritual leadership in His church that is based on humble example, godly character, and personal power; not on human control, institutional authority, or positional power. Jesus wants his leaders to facilitate His meetings, not to dominate … Continue reading

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Ordinary People Swarming Together In The Spirit

A forgotten spiritual weapon . . . let’s bring it back into action! When people meet for church And are allowed to freely Tell what God has done A spiritual weapon’s released: The word of their testimony. –“And they overcame … Continue reading

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