Life For Leaders

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Can You Add a Day? (Part 2)

“Consider the Lilies.”

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Can You Add a Day? (Part 1)

Jesus asked a pointed question that, if taken literally, could help us understand how to approach life with less worry.

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Sharing Advent with Others

Even and especially in Advent, let us weep with those who weep and rejoice with those who rejoice.

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Once in a Lifetime

In Advent, we pray, “O Come, O Come Emmanuel.” We ask Jesus to come to our broken world and make it whole.

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Advent Longings

Zechariah and Elizabeth were good, godly people. But God had not fulfilled their deep desire for a child. Their yearning invites us into the ethos and pathos of Advent.

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Yearning for Freedom in Advent

The season of Advent is a time to bring our longings before the Lord, to ask for the freedom that only Jesus can give us.

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Fulfilled in Advent

In Advent, we remember how God’s ancient promises were fulfilled in the events of Jesus’s life.

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Leadership Wisdom – You are the Light of the World

Isn’t Jesus the light of the world? In what sense are we?

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Leadership Wisdom – You are the Salt of the Earth

How does being “salt” relate to our work of being leaders?

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Advent Approaches

The season of Advent is almost here.

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Thanking God Even in a Time of Loss

Scripture urges us to give thanks in all circumstances.

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The Part of Thanksgiving We Often Forget

No matter what our country does today, we are free to let God’s kindness lead us, not only to gratitude, but also to repentance.

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