MBC Man, I hope you are doing well during this COVID-19 pandemic. Life has changed for many of you, and I want you to know that I’m praying for you and am here to help if needed. I know that this situation is causing a lot of stress, grief, pain, and loss for many people. … Continue reading Never waste a good crisis.
Family devotions (or sometimes called Family Worship) is a daunting task for husbands and fathers. If we are honest, few things conjure up dread in most men than the idea of leading family worship. Sure, some men naturally lead well and enjoy their role in leading family worship, but if you are like me, the … Continue reading The hard job of being a husband and/or father.
This is part 3 in our series on leadership lessons from Peter. You can read part one here and part two here. The next lesson in leadership from Peter is: The importance of a deep conviction about truth. No one can argue that Peter lacked passion. By all accounts, Peter was a man of deep … Continue reading Leadership Lessons from Peter – pt.3
I started a series of leadership lessons from Peter a couple of weeks ago. You can read the first lesson here. The next lesson from Peter is: Leaders ask questions. When searching for a leader, John MacArthur encourages looking for a person who asks a lot of questions.Peter was definitely a man who asked a … Continue reading Leadership Lessons from Peter – pt.2
(I know I started a series on leadership lessons from Peter last week and said they would continue over the next few posts. However, I wanted to share two statements from a podcast I recently heard. Lessons from Peter will return soon. I promise.) I don’t consider myself a natural leader. You know those types, … Continue reading Are you a CPS?
I plan to share some leadership lessons from the life of Peter over the next few blog posts. The first lesson from Peter is: A willingness to learn and change. For all of his brashness and boldness, Peter was willing to learn and change. This humility made him one of the best leaders we can emulate … Continue reading Learning from Peter – pt. 1
I grew up attending a church that used the AWANA children’s ministry. I was in the first Cubbie class (3 to 5 yr olds) at my church and continued in the program all the way through the 7th grade, earning just about every award along the way. The patches, ribbons, and trophies I earned then … Continue reading Bible Memory
Integrity is best measured by our actions when no one else is around. One of the greatest threats to our integrity is pornography. The accessibility to pornography is the easiest it has ever been, and the effects of it on our society and homes is staggering. I don’t think I have to spend time convincing … Continue reading Integrity
I recently saw an interesting site: two local business had signs out front advertising that they were open for business on Sundays. Increasingly companies are open on Sundays – even the local public library recently added permanent Sunday hours. It used to be that Sunday was sacred even for those who didn’t go to church … Continue reading Now Open!
Leaders deal with problems. Most of us don’t relish the idea, but it’s part of our calling; we have to deal with a lot of problems. A typical piece of advice about dealing with problems is to see them as opportunities or potential rather than just problems. That is helpful. If we focus only on … Continue reading The Problem/Potential Pendulum