“When the leader is bitter and cynical, the followers will either begin to adopt those same those attitudes, or simply move on.” You can’t hide it for long… cynicism will eventually show itself. It’s not very noticeable at first. It begins like little weeds that grow in your mind. The seeds will be
Consider the differences between… …participating in an archeological dig VS reading a book about archeology. …or watching a TV show about animals VS a guided tour of a zoo. In both of these comparisons you are essentially dealing with the same subject matter; but the experience is almost incomparable. Now consider the difference between listening
A peek in the window at a 1st century small group… Hebrews 10:23–25 23 Let us hold tightly without wavering to the hope we affirm, for God can be trusted to keep his promise. 24 Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works. 25 And let us
Fiction or Blasphemy? “Best book ever!” or “Straight from hell!”? The book “The Shack” has stirred up much controversy since being published. With the impending release of the movie, the firestorm of opinions seems to have been freshly stirred up. So should you read the book, watch the movie, or avoid both as a person
See that handsome guy right there? …that’s my dad. I want to take a few minutes to tell you about him… specifically, I want to tell you about the most important thing my dad ever did. (Click here to watch a video of this tribute: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WaOvfHT1cfI) Thomas Wesley Zdanio was born on October 2, 1941.
A Parable of a Pastor: Have you ever doubted your value or accomplishments? In an old harbor by the sea, several ships sat tied to the docks as they were loaded with cargo and passengers ready for a journey. Many of the passengers had already settled into their cabins on board, even though the ships