It must be a decisive rule of all Christian community life that each individual is prohibited from talking about another Christian in secret. Let no evil talk come out of your mouths, but only what is useful for building up, as there is need, so that your words may give
Every act of self-discipline by a Christian is also a service to the community. Every member serves the whole body, contributing either to its health or to its ruin, for we are members of one body not only when we want to be, but in our whole existence. For as
The very time we give to intercession will turn out to be a daily source of new joy in God and in the Christian congregation. “Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord by ceasing to pray for you.” I Samuel 12:23
In my effort to grow as a leader in the area of serving others, I have been looking for opportunities to study the Chick-fil-A way of doing things. In my observations, it has become very obvious that Truett Cathy has set the pace as a servant leader for many years.
OFFERING INTERCESSORY PRAYER MEANS NOTHING other than Christians bringing one another into the presence of God, seeing each other under the cross of Jesus as poor human beings and sinners in need of grace. Therefore confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, so that you may
A CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY EITHER LIVES by the intercessory prayers of its members for one another, or the community will be destroyed. I can no longer condemn or hate other Christians for whom I pray, no matter how much trouble they cause me. Intercessory prayer is the purifying bath into which
“Bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ” (Gal. 6:2). So let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest time, if we do not give up. So then, whenever we have an opportunity, let us
This weekend I read Mentor Like Jesus by Regi Campbell. He is the founder of Next Generation Mentoring. I was intrigued after reading the review Michael Hyatt posted on his blog. I was fortunate to win a free copy of this book from Hyatt’s blog. I have been blessed by
Nobody is too good for the lowest service. “The greatest among you will be your servant. ” Matthew 23:11 For he [the ruler] delivers the needy when they call, the poor and those who have no he per He has pity on the weak and the needy, and saves the
I’ve read The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey in whole or in part several times over the past few years. This past weekend, I read it again from cover to cover as I prepare for the start of the school year at North Cobb Christian School.