Precious People Along the Way

“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.” ― Donald Miller One of the best things I have discovered as a pastor is that relationships are more important than missions, money, movements or any of that other good stuff.  As a church family, we are multi-faceted not monolithic andContinue reading “Precious People Along the Way”

The Value of Teamwork

A loner is out to get what he wants for himself. He opposes all sound reasoning. A fool does not find joy in understanding but only in expressing his own opinion. (Proverbs 18:1, 2 GWT) A man set his sights on becoming rich and powerful. He made his plans, gathered his resources, and started onContinue reading “The Value of Teamwork”

Beware of Flattery from your Enemies

If a person demonstrates that he or she is your enemy, treat them accordingly. Don’t play with your enemies and don’t believe the situation between you has changed without some form of conflict resolution. Your enemy is never your friend. When your enemy becomes your biggest cheerleader beware. I’m reminded of what the snake saidContinue reading “Beware of Flattery from your Enemies”