Author Archives: Gary Coiro

About Gary Coiro

Nonprofit & Church Leader Nonprofit Leader and Consultant since 2004, following 15 years as a pastor. Competencies include board development, fundraising, staff development and management, strategic planning, church work, Bible teaching, and capital campaigns. Currently consulting and serving on the Church Ministries Management Team for a large multi-cultural evangelical church.

A Servant?

There is only one way to become a servant, or slave, as the Bible describes it: by relinquishing. A slave has no rights, owns no property, is completely controlled by his master. The moment I pretend to be someone or … Continue reading

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Washing Feet – like Jesus

From John 13 we learn that on the night Jesus was betrayed, he washed his disciples feet – an act of service, love, and covering them where they failed. He washed the feet of one who would betray, one who … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Wisdom – based on James 3

Our only wise God, we pray that you will make us “pure” in our moral lives and in the purity of our devotion to you.  With all our hearts we desire this first-named characteristic of wisdom – the foundational element … Continue reading

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A Puritan Prayer for Purification…

A Puritan Prayer… Lord Jesus, I sin. Grant that I may never cease grieving because of it, never be content with myself, never think I can reach a point of perfection. Kill my envy, command my tongue, trample down self. … Continue reading

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Multicultural Church

​The Church starts and ends Multicultural… Acts 2:5, 41 “Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from every nation under heaven…..So those who received his word were baptized, and there were added that day about three thousand souls.” … Continue reading

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Salt of the Earth – Matthew 5:13

Shared this message at Bridgeway Community Church on 12/4/2016. Find it HERE at our church website, OR HERE on YouTube. http://www.bcctv.org/library/player/services/2016-2017/salt-and-light/you-are-the-salt-of-the-earth A basic outline follows… Matthew 5:13 (NIV84) “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, … Continue reading

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Verses for the Discouraged

​Psalm 34:17-19 When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles. The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but … Continue reading

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