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Being servants where God has put us and being content to serve Him there, is the theme of this post from Mark Brewster, LI Staff Oasis Host in Lewiston, ID. “One of the dangers of living in our American consumer … Continue reading
Amazon is in the news these days because their business culture is ruining people’s lives, according to the reports. In ministry the same reality can happen, by nook or crook. Bad leadership, incompetent leadership, or misguided leadership can create negative … Continue reading
This is the 3rd in the series of helping your missionaries as a sending church, written by Dave Lewis, of Paracletos Ministries. Again, some good information on bringing practical support to those you send. This post relates to “Physical Help.”
I highlighted Tim & Lynn Westberg, and their Shelter Pines Oasis, recently. Another Partner of ours is Dave and Irene Lewis, of the Baan Sa’bai Oasis in Indiana. Dave writes a blog, Paracletos, for missionaries and mission churches. In the … Continue reading
The Apostle Paul wrote the book of Ephesians to show how Gentile and Jewish believers are “one in Christ,” and therefore partners together in Him. “Together, we are his house, built on the foundation of the apostles and the prophets. … Continue reading
Some thoughts on leadership, hierarchy, justice, etc. from Steve Hill who works for Harvest Now. This is longer than I normally post but want to keep the article intact. Let this challenge you in your leadership concept & thinking. It’s … Continue reading
Those of us leading organizations or designing them, have a practical problem today moving us into “hierarchical” thinking — concern for IRS regulations and rules moves us in that direction. I’ve discussed that reality earlier in my blog, but suffice … Continue reading
Creating organizations that stifle the creativity of our colleagues in ministry, and harness them into places and jobs where they don’t thrive, works against the very image
I’ve written some about our experience working in Communist countries in the 70’s and 80’s. After 25 years, the recent Olympics gave another view of how things work in countries with a strong “hierarchy.” Fifty-one billion dollars can get the … Continue reading
Paul’s Principle of Leadership expressed in 2 Corinthians 1:24 — Good Leaders Don’t Dominate Others, but rather Create Ways Others Can Live and Act According to Their Own Confidence in God.