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Leading the Church

One of the major points of our lives is the debt we owe to Christ; we should give back to Him and His work in us with gratitude as we lead His Church. Thus, any condescension to those under our care and guidance is an extreme assault both on the character of our Lord and on His instruction to us.
A basic description of leadership is the duty and call of the person who is in charge to take charge with courage and character, and to risk leading his/her people where they need to go and how they need to be led. It is a position that seeks vision, opportunities, and needs and then motivates others to get it done through the resources, talents, and time they can contribute.
Biblical Principles of God's Call to Manage His Flock!

The goal of this Primer is to lay forth to you suggestions from God's Word and from my own experience on how to effectively run a church. These are based on many years of research and study and observing the top 1000+ churches in the world as well as personal church growth consulting and pastoral experience. A general overview will be given, followed by a step-by-step plan on how to effectively organize for His glory. Although church growth is the goal, this Primer is not based on traditional church growth jargon, even though some of the principles are applied. After years of...
More Good News on Spiritual Warfare! The knowledge of who we are in Christ will be the driving force of how we are with others...
Christians can stand against Satan by being in Christ. God gives us all of the armor we need to defend ourselves. So, we are to trust Him and use Him and His gifts and tools!
How did Jesus respond to Satan and Spiritual Warfare? Immediately following His baptism by John and just before the start of His public ministry, Jesus was hammered and challenged by face-to-face!
Have you ever been hammered by Satan and/or temptations? Satan is real and he is powerful. Satan is our enemy, but we have access to an immensely far, far greater power.
We are already Triumphant in Christ! What can Satan and his war on Christ and His followers do to me? He can do to you only what God will allow for His glory.
The Devil's Lies! Satan has several ways in which he lies, tricks and deceives, and what is great about this for us is he does not change his game plan.
Satan the Roaring Lion! We cannot ignore Satan and spiritual warfare, nor can we turn a blind eye to his characteristics and schemes.
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