Category Archives: Leader

Flee From Sexual Immorality, Brothers

Proverbs 4:23 NASB “Watch over your heart with all diligence, for from it flow the springs of life.”

Each time I emptied the trash, there was a different experience. Sometimes the garbage smelled bad, the trash was hefty, the trash overflowed, or the trash leaked awful fluids from leftover meals and beverages. One day I grew tired of the trash causing such difficulty in my life that I created a system and a set of rules. One trash bin was for recyclable goods. The other was for traditional trash.

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Allowing The World to Enter

Scripture is very clear about those who live in the world and those who live for the world. But as a Christian, I struggle every day with separating myself from the world and not completely alienating myself. Because I still have the duty as a Christian to spread God’s good news, which means I have to be involved in the world. So how do we fully function as an obeying Christian and not getting caught up in the world?

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Don’t Play The Shame Game

I remember it like it was yesterday. Sitting in second-period algebra class, during my freshman year of high school. We were reviewing factoring, and the teacher was going around the room calling on students. As the teacher got closer to me, she called my name.

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Reflections on Hugh Hefner’s Passing

 

“Let your fountain be blessed,
and rejoice in the wife of your youth.” — Proverbs 5:18

Hugh Hefner died of natural causes at the age of 91. The founder of Playboy magazine was the envy of men the world over. His home—Playboy Mansion—was the location of frequent parties attended by celebrities, politicians, millionaires of all stripes, and of course numerous gorgeous and scantily clad women.

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Uncommen Goals: Leaders

The definition of a Leader is: “the person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country.” What word jumps out at you in that definition? For me, the word that stood out the most was…“commands.” We’ve all been part of a group that when it’s time to pick a captain or leader, it’s not always the best person that is selected. Just because you may be popular, funny or loud, doesn’t mean you are a leader.

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Uncommen Goals for 2018

It’s goal setting season, which prompts an important question. Do you know the difference between a goal and a dream?

Dream: I want to lose 20 pounds, so I’m going on a diet.

Goal: I’m going to lose 20 pounds by July 1st by changing what I eat and exercising three times a week. I have monthly and weekly milestones to help me achieve my goal. With hard work and support, I’m going to do it!

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