Category Archives: Ministry Leadership Bible

Reflections on church and faith based ministry and the Bible.

The Priorities of Jesus

Click on the image above to see the message on the Priorities of Jesus.   Just Jesus is our 2017 summer series… Power of Jesus Prayers of Jesus Problems of Jesus Priorities of Jesus – 7/16/2017   Robust Subject – … Continue reading

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Band-Aids on Bullet Wounds

Jeremiah 6:14 “They dress the wound of my people as though it were not serious. ‘Peace, peace,’ they say, when there is no peace.” I am committed to not put band-aids on bullet wounds; but instead, to have the courage … Continue reading

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God’s Character – a help in times of trouble…

“God is too wise to make a mistake, too loving to be unkind, and too powerful for His purposes to be thwarted.” During times of difficult circumstances, I’ve found comfort in being reminded of the character of God: His Wisdom, … Continue reading

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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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