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Why Would God Remove the Peace of His People?

In Α  Lifting  Up for the Downcast, William Bridge considers the question

Why does God permit His own people and dearest children to be thus discouraged, and their peace to be interrupted?

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Biblical Counseling

Homage to Llanwenog

Gail and I recently had a long weekend in Wales. There were a number of highlights, including a trip to Hay-on-Wye to stock up on books of all shapes and sizes; a blood pumping hike up Cader Idris from the top of which one peered through the mist, only occasionally glimpsing the dramatic Welsh countryside; but in an ovine sense the best part was a visit to the parish of Llanwenog. 553 more words

Cotswolds

Power Lessons

When power is used the wrong way, it turns inward toward one’s own advantage.  That’s the recipe for corruption in leadership.  Today we see a challenge in the character of King David, who relied on God’s presence and the idea of shepherding to lead Israel…

Marc Kinna

You Generally Know You Are No Longer Their Pastor When ...

As a general rule, you can tell you are no longer the pastor of some church members when certain events or attitudes take place. This is true even if these people continue to attend the church at which you are the pastor. 678 more words

Bodylife

A Helpful Illustration of the Tour-Guide Pastor

Pastor Dan Phillips has written a post that summarizes much of what I have tried to say and do over the years as I attempt to shepherd the flock of God He has entrusted to me. 50 more words

Shepherding

Spiritual War Zone: Know and Accept Your Mission

Just like military leaders in combat, spiritual leaders must know and accept their mission. This is difficult because we tend to focus on “secondary missions,” which are usually more tangible. 94 more words

Authority

Instead of Building Your Platform, Build Your Character

from Already Not Yet by Derwin Gray:

Pastor, words like “platform” and “influence” are important.

But if we aren’t careful, in our desire to build our platform and influence, we can end up building our EGO. 53 more words

Discipleship