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Author: artie

Little Q- BIG Consequences

This is a painting my wife brought back for me from Liberia, West Africa. When I saw it, I was reminded… ‘Streams of living water will flow from deep within the person who believes in me.’ Which brings BIG Q’s? If the water flowing from us is “Living” water, who is finding life from you

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Simple-Sermon Template… Explained

Yesterday I posted the new sermon template we have begun to use, and some wanted to see it filled in with an example. So this is a scaled down version of how I used it this past Sunday.

I was preaching on the dangers of unforgiveness using the life of Joseph. This is an overview of how I used the template…

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A Powerful-Simple Sermon Outline

In the process of wrestling with God over Mission, Vision and Direction, I “fell into” a new sermon outline that has proved to be extremely helpful to me. And I love its simplicity. It goes like this… Story-Opened Open with a story that has enough weight to carry the entire sermon. It can be the

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You can’t Lead while on the Bus

Yesterday my son wanted to go with his high school to a track meet. However, when he got on the bus he called me to see if we had anything planned for that evening… I told him his sister was coming home from college and we really wanted to go out to eat together. He

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10-Ninja Moves of Craveable Leaders

I love ninjas! Those guys you never know are there, but before you know it they can mess you up! Leader ninjas, are the ones that aren’t loud or proud, but powerful and able to guard you and build you.

They Watch

They aren’t quick to move, only when absolutely necessary. They generally watch very closely to see what their best move should be.

They Run

They don’t engage on every front. They aren’t proud, thinking they have to win every battle, they have the humility to bow out when the the outcome doesn’t adversely effect the mission.

They Jump

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