Monthly Archives: January 2012

So, How Are YOU Doing?


We’ve spent the last few Wednesdays looking at various challenges we’ll face in walking out the vision God’s given us for ministry, and our reactions to those challenges. But even when we don’t run into major issues, we can still … Continue reading

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The Importance of Being You


Since we’re only a little removed from Christmastime, let’s open with a scene from the movie It’s a Wonderful Life. Cue it up to 1:32:18, where George Bailey says, “I’m in trouble, Mr. Potter. I need help,” and play it … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Baggage: a small-group session


For our purposes today, I’ve edited this so you won’t need to read through the devotionals that go with this study. Should you want to read them anyway, they’ll be in bits and pieces under the following names: Lay Down … Continue reading

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Learning to Live Out of Our Identity


Basically, what we have here is a book about finding, and resting in, our identity in Christ,  and you can never have enough books like that out there. And for the record: We don’t. David M. Showers. Ten Steps to … Continue reading

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You’re WHAT?


Over the course of this Wednesday series on developing a God-given vision, we’ve talked about how to deal with setbacks and failures. We’ve also talked about how to deal when nothing much is happening at all. Now, we’re going to … Continue reading

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A Question of Balance


What do you normally do when you have too much to handle—let go of one thing to do another, or try to somehow do everything? Likewise, spiritually, how do you deal with having too much on your plate—let go of … Continue reading

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