Category Archives: Ministry Leadership Bible

Reflections on church and faith based ministry and the Bible.

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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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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Bible Study made Simple

Bible study consists of three primary phases: Observation – Ask questions. Interpretation – Answer questions. Application – Apply answers.   Observation – What is the context? Who is the writer and what is his audience and goal?  Are there any cultural … Continue reading

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The Romans Road, and other Gems from Romans

A brief summary of Romans, chapters 15 and 16 – and then a discussion about the Romans Road and Favorite Romans verses. Taught at Bridgeway Community Church in Fall, 2015. Sorry, but the slides do not sync up perfectly…  

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