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Leadership: Secular vs Biblical

Leadership has been my preoccupation for the past 10+ years. As a pastoral intern and pastor, I was able to focus on this topic from a multitude of angles: What does it mean for me to be a leader, what does it mean to raise up leaders, what does it mean to raise up leaders who raise up leaders, and how do you provide the proper tools and training to set everyone up for success. 1,097 more words


Bible study ‘Gospel of John’ – Chapter 17

Bible study

Dear brothers and sisters,

Welcome back to the Bible study on the Gospel of John. I pray that God will also bless us while we are on this journey through the fourth and last of the Gospels. 339 more words


The Language of Promise by Graham Cooke ~ Week 7

Graham Cooke: pgs. 18-19


Throughout His earthly ministry, Jesus spoke to the treasure
God had deposited in people. He even blessed the spiritual… 550 more words


Of refrigerators, the Borg, and Jesus' prayer for his disciples

A homily for Unity at the first Euclid Ecumenical Service at the Cathedral Worship Center of Euclid, Ohio

We read from John 17.

You know those public prayers where the person praying ostensibly addresses themselves to God, but in reality they have a whole other audience in mind? 1,001 more words


September 16 @ John 16-18

John 16-18 (NLT link) 

Discover His heart: He is praying for us

I can’t begin to imagine how strange it would feel to find out that the leader of my nation was thinking about me right now, talking with his staff about my life and possibly about the challenges I’m facing.  691 more words

Daily Devotions

With Jesus in His Home

Jesus was preparing to leave this earth behind, and to return to the glory of His Father’s Home in Heaven. He was gathered with the eleven disciples after their last Passover meal together, where He had left them with instructions for after His departure. 303 more words

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The Glory of Unity

Jesus continued praying to His Father for His disciples, who were gathered with Him in the upper room the evening before His crucifixion.

“I have given them the glory You gave Me,” He prayed, “so that they may be one as We are one. 274 more words

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