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Hope for Today #161 – Expansion Plans Flourish When We Work Together in Unity!
Do you struggle with people who will not help? I mean really, why do some people have to be so very, very contrary? In fact, it seems like some people are just gifted to be antagonistic and self-centered. If these … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Praising God’s Incredible Protection!
Everyone loves to win! At our church, when we fellowship on Friday or Sunday nights, someone often brings out the chess board or the Monopoly game – or both! Of course, in every game there will be a winner … Continue reading
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Willing Worker Wednesday – Servant Leaders Are Sold Our Leaders!
“Entering the house, they saw the child with Mary His mother, and falling to their knees, they worshiped Him. Then they opened their treasures and presented Him with gifts: gold, frankincense, and myrrh.” (Matthew 2:11, HCSB) Falling to … Continue reading
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Transformed Podcast #281: Strategies for a Winning Sunday School!
If we are to truly disciple the men and women who attend our Sunday School or small groups, we will need to seek to help them “win” at the spiritual life. In our New Year series, “When Sunday School Works … Continue reading
Posted in Small Groups, Sunday School, Transformed Tagged attitude, bottom line, change, church, difficult people, dream, health, hope, individualism, John Maxwell, logical, loser, Michael Jordan, nay sayer, obstacles, Passion, potential, power, rational, refusal, rules, small group, Sunday School, surfer, team, Value, winner, winning Leave a comment
Transformed Podcast #272: Mighty Men and Women!
For the Church to survive and thrive, it will need a healthy and godly team of men and women leading it! We want to welcome you to the fifth and final installment in the “Being An Excellent Team Player” Series here … Continue reading
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Transformed Podcast #268: What Kind of Team Player Brings Victory to Their Team?
As our culture crumbles, the Church of the Lord Jesus MUST work together! Unity is key to effective strategic execution of the Great Commission of King Jesus! We are here to introduce you to a special series on the Transformed Podcast … Continue reading
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Leading the Flock!
by Dr. Matthew Lee Smith Executive Director of EaglesInLeadership.org Author of “Growing Missional Leaders” “Moses said to the Lord, “Why have you dealt ill with your servant? And why have I not found favor in your sight, that you lay … Continue reading
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